Hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner
What would Thanksgiving be without pie? Whether you're just not terribly comfortable in the kitchen baking or in a time crunch and need a homemade pie stat, we've got three easy no-bake pie recipes to impress.
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends. At your Thanksgiving dinner, play a fun party game. This activity will get all your guests talking and everyone laughing. This game is a great icebreaker!
Your Turkey is most likely the star of your Thanksgiving feast, but what about those side supporters? Make sure your potatoes, veggies and stuffing all come out on time with these easy tips.
Hand print turkey Thanksgiving crafts are a classic kid project around the holiday. While they might make one every year, turkey handprints will never go out of style. Not only are they a fun and festive way to get the kids involved in the holiday, they're also a physical record of how the kiddies will grow over the years - a priceless treasure for any parent.
Dress your Thanksgiving dinner table with this beautiful wheat grass centerpieces. This decoration draws upon the beautiful, natural colors fall has to offer and makes your table instantly more sophisticated
If you're planning to stuff your family with a big Thanksgiving feast, consider serving them this simple pumpkin pie without the crust - it'll save on calories, but won't sacrifice flavor!
Whether you enjoy the actual stuffing cooked inside the turkey, or prefer a side cooked version is up to you, but homemade stuffing is always a must for the big Thanksgiving feast. This wild mushroom stuffing recipe adds an earthy, savory flavor to the meal and enhances the classic Thanksgiving side just a bit!
Mashed potatoes are a more popular Thanksgiving side dish at holiday feasts, but they're also usually filled with a whole lot of calories. We've whipped up a skinny mashed potato recipe that cuts the calorie count, but not the flavor - we bet no one will realize it's low-cal!
Hosting the Thanksgiving feast is no easy feat, and if you're a busy mom trying to do just that, you've got an even bigger challenge. With excited kids in tow, you've got to cook and prep all while keeping them safe and entertained. We've got a fun and festive toddler Thanksgiving craft to help you on that front!
This year, make sure the main meal is really the feast. Serve light appetizers that won't fill guests up too early, but will still satisfy.
Creamy risotto is an elegant side dish to serve at any holiday celebration. Add in a touch of pumpkin and a few other seasonal flavors and you've got yourself the perfect side to pair with your Thanksgiving turkey.
Just because everyone else might be thinking pumpkin and apple for their Thanksgiving pies doesn't mean you have to! We've got a quick and simple semi-homemade blueberry pie recipe that's sure to impress and offer up sweeter bite to the Thanksgiving dessert spread.
Pumpkin might be the traditional Thanksgiving pie to serve at your feast's dessert, but apple is just as popular. This Dutch apple pie recipe is one of our very favorites thanks to it's crumble top.
Pie plays a major role at Thanksgiving celebrations, so why not host a mini party in the days leading up to the holiday that's all about this classic American dessert? Like a cookie swap, a pie exchange party is a fun pre-holiday soiree to enjoy with the ladies so you can de-stress, have fun and get holiday to-dos done! Check our tips out to host one of your own.
Many Americans are seeing a dent put into their plans with the current economic climate. Rather than looking at the situation with despair, take this time to enjoy the most important part of life - sharing whatever you can with loved ones in the best way possible. Expert Shawn Rabideau has the Thanksgiving plan on a budget.