Check out the new FarmVille Limited Time Crafting Recipes! There is one recipe for each of the crafting buildings and they all use the limited edition White Pumpkins! Tips Best crops to plant right now: White Pumpkin, Lilac, Carrot, Cranberry. Pick the one that matches your ...more
Thanksgiving Turkey Cake
Oven space is scarce on that fated fourth Thursday of November. Even if you can find a spare space for pumpkin pie on the bottom shelf, you risk turkey drippings overflowing from above and ruining your beautiful dessert—not to mention a burnt crust from different temperature r ...more
There are those who prefer Thanksgiving leftovers to the actual official meal, much like people who prefer cold pizza. I'm definitely in the latter camp. There's something luxurious about enjoying your perfectly cooked turkey and stuffing while wearing sweatpants and not havin ...more
For many of you, the carving fork only comes out at Thanksgiving as an essential turkey-slicing aid. Perhaps you pull it out of the knife block to slice up the occasional roast. But the carving fork (also known as kitchen fork) can be used for many more tasks around the kitche ...more
Cookbook author, celebrity chef, television personality, and former White House nuclear policy analyst Ina Garten is familiar to many as the queen of foolproof cooking. Also known as the Barefoot Contessa, Ina hones in on techniques and tips that make time in the kitchen far l ...more
Learn this fun holiday craft that's great for kids! This pinecone placards make a great Thanksgiving decoration for the table. Follow along to learn how to make Martha Stewart's cute Thanksgiving turkey pine cone placards. All you need are pinecones, corn husks, and stems of g ...more
From Thanksgiving turkeys to grilled chicken, basting helps add incomparable moisture, tenderness, and flavor to any dish. So if you've never basted before and would like to experience the oily awesomeness that is basted food, check out this food video for a tutorial using chi ...more
Humankind likes to think it is superior to all the other species out there, but during the winter, we hibernate just like every other mammal. Though we don't exactly drag our fuzzy butts into a bear den and call it quits for the winter, we tend to stay still more during the wi ...more
Learn how to make a great apple cider brine to flavor your pork, turkey, or chicken with this cooking video. This apple cider brine recipe is brought to you by JJ Gonson on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. If you think brine is just salty ...more
You thought the normal Thanksgiving turkey took forever! Wait until you try out this recipe for turkey leg confit. If you have the patience, you could make this holiday dinner one to remember. Everyone will be more than satisfied. So satisfied, that Thanksgiving will always be ...more
Start planning your Thanksgiving feast before it's too late! And if you're looking for something besides the usual turkey fare, but can't stand the idea of a turkey-less Thanksgiving, then we've got the perfect solution for you… TURDUCKEN! This is NOT your standard turkey di ...more
Here's a short video on how to make an atlatl for getting Turkey's during the Thanksgiving season. This version is not meant for general use, but rather as a hunting alternative for those who are lost in the forest, or who just want to have some fun with a weapon that's over 2 ...more
Not going turkey this year for Thanksgiving? We understand. It's a lot of work for just one meal, but this year's most anticipated family meal can still be as satisfying with something a little simpler— ham! A nice honey baked ham is sure to please even the hungriest of bellie ...more
Turkey biryani roast is turkey stuffed with rice and cooked in the oven. Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas, we think you'll love this Indian twist to turkey from Chef Sanjay.
If you've never tasted deep-fried turkey, you're in for a treat. Learn how to deep fry a turkey with this cooking video. This deep-fried turkey recipe is brought to you by Brett Ryan on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. Why not take your Th ...more
Turkey doesn't just have to be served for Thanksgiving! You can make it any time year round and it'll still taste great! But if you're having trouble keeping it moist and tasting delicious, there's a way to make moist and incredibly juicy with a few prep tricks. In this video ...more
Mashed potatoes taste great no matter what you put in the mix, from butter to chives to onion bits. Learn a new way to cook your favorite American comfort food by watching this segment of "Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello," hosted by Michael Chiarello. You'll learn so ...more
Whether you're making summer barbacue or preparing a plate of nice, juicy ribs for Thanksgiving dinner to sit alongside your turkey, it's important to know how to grill ribs right in as little time as possible. Grilling ribs that are tender, succulent and fall-off-the-bone de ...more
It's the day after Thanksgiving and you're sitting a bit forlornly at the leftovers of that 30 pound turkey you purchased, wondering why there's still 20 pounds left and how the heck you're going to get your family to eat it all. But you, my dear, happen to be in luck. Check ...more
Thanksgiving is almost near and everyone's scrambling around for turkey and stuffing recipes. But if you're expecting guests with coeliac disease, then you're going to have to play it safe. Use this stuffing recipe that abides to a gluten-free diet, but just because it's glute ...more
You probably decorate your dining room table for Christmas, but what about Thanksgiving? We realize that the big turkey, mashed potatoes, and various other sides take up most of the room on the table, but that doesn't mean you can't add some non-edible flavor. Make your dinin ...more
Save some time in the kitchen during the holidays and learn how to make a quick high-heat roast turkey with this cooking video. This roast turkey recipe is brought to you by Diane Richmond on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. High heat, a h ...more
A cranberry glaze can be used to make your turkey look scrumptously sexy and polished to a Midas glow. The glaze also adds succulent tart flavor to the richness and density of your turkey meat. Learn how to make a mouth-watering cranberry glaze by watching this segment of "Th ...more
Got relatives coming over for Thanksgiving? While entertaining - and sometimes trying not to strangle - loved ones is hard enough on Turkey Day, when those relatives only speak a foreign language, things get plain awkward. Margaret Frances teaches you common French words and ...more
Thanksgiving is coming up within a matter of weeks, which means soon enough you'll be gobbling down truckloads of turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and stuffing. Not to mention copious amounts of butter, which is used to add flavor to nearly every dish. So given that you' ...more
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it's probably time to start thinking about what you'll be serving your friends and family at the dinner table on Thanksgiving night. Of course, all the classics must be included, like the centerpiece turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranb ...more
This origami video shows how to make a simple peacock with its tail open... but I kinda think it looks like a turkey. I guess that comes from being a VT alum. GO HOKIES! Anyhoo, I thought it might be nice to put these next to place mats for Thanksgiving dinner. So pay attentio ...more
Learn how to make pumpkin spice cupcakes with this cooking video. This moist and delicious pumpkin spice cupcake recipe is brought to you by Peg Aloi on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. Peg’s yummy pumpkin spice cupcakes have just the righ ...more
Learn how to make a classic apple upside-down cake with this cooking video. This apple upside-downcake recipe is brought to you by Corey Flynn on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. Apples are gorgeous, gooey and delicious when they take fron ...more
What the hell is turducken? Well, as the amalgam of a name will tell you, it's a delicious dish made from turkey stuffed with duck that's stuffed with a chicken. So if you're a carnivore who sometimes can't decide between having turkey, duck, or chicken for dinner, simply ser ...more
Okay, first things first: Turducken, as you may be able to guess by the name, is a delicious (and usually carnivorous) dish made of turkey stuffed with duck that's been stuffed with chicken. You may think that, as this dish usually contains three kinds of meat, that it is uns ...more
Forget the same old method of making a Thanksgiving turkey. Watch this how to video and learn how to deep fry a your bird. Don't roast your turkeys the same old fashion way. Deep frying a turkey actually leaves it much more moist than other conventional cooking methods.
Looking to brine a turkey and/or chicken? You've come to the right place. From Betty Crocker, another wonderful tutorial on how to brine a turkey or chicken. Learn from Catherine McCord of weelicious.com about her favorite Thanksgiving turkey recipe and from Lori Eaton from th ...more
Not quite sure what to make with all the left over Thanksgiving turkey? CIA Chef Lynne Gigliotti gives some simple tips on how to use up those turkey leftovers. Try making this delicious turkey pot pie recipe. Top your pie with mashed potatoes!
Don't let your roast flop about untied. Tie a chicken properly so that it roasts to perfection. This skill is very useful to start with and transition to larger birds like the Thanksgiving turkey.
Brining turkey enhances flavor, tenderizes the meat, and reduces your bird's cooking time. Learn how to brine a turkey for you next Thanksgiving holiday or big turkey meal.
Shoving a beer can up your Thanksgiving turkey's butt doesn't seem like the most dignified thing to do to your poor little bird, but for all intensive purposes beer can turkey is one of the best ways to prepare a turkey. Beer that's inside the can helps steam the turkey from ...more
Looking for something a little more exhilarating this Thanksgiving? Something with a bit more kick? Forget traditional roasted turkey. If you've got the stomach for it, try turducken, a wonderful triplex of turkey, duck and chicken with sausage stuffing and Cajun seasoning. Or ...more
Amelia Ceja demonstrates how to make some delicious spicy sweet potato fries, a great side dish to any Thanksgiving meal. To prepare some delicious spicy sweet potato fries, follow these steps: 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 2. Slice two large sweet potatoes or yams into ...more
For many grown ups, wine is just as important as turkey on Thanksgiving. While turkey is the food centerpiece, wine offers that perfect splash of alcoholic goodness to offset the flavors of your turkey and side dishes. So if you're going to be entertaining a group of adults i ...more
So the cooking of the bird doesn't lie on your shoulders this Thanksgiving. Lucky. But before you relax too much, there is a wild card- you never know who will be handed the carving knife. Below, five handy infographics for carving a turkey like a pro. 1. Carve Your Turkey th ...more
Mmm... cornbread. We can't think of any thing better to gobble down like a turkey on Thanksgiving. Whether paired with cranberry sauce or a slice of juicy rosemary-marinated turkey, cornbread offers the perfect blend of sweetness and tenderness. And corn bread doesn't have to ...more
Lumpy gravy? Gluey mashed potatoes? Dry turkey meat? So many things can go wrong when you are bestowed the honor (and burden) of cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Thankfully, some culinary mishaps that you encounter in the kitchen can be reversed or craftily disguised right before ...more
The quality of the turkey you roast in the oven on Thanksgiving day is tantamount to how successful your Thanksgiving table will be - turkey is, after all, the center of the celebration for most families (unless, of course, you're going the tofurky route). But a turkey is onl ...more
You can blame your naggy mom, a crappy soap bar, and school or work stress for your acne. But ultimately, you should blame yourself. While it's true that your skin type (oily vs. dry vs. sensitive) and how your skin reacts to stress play a big part in blemishes, there is a nur ...more
In this Thanksgiving Day guide, we learn how to brine a turkey to add flavor and lock in moisture. This free video cooking lesson provides instructions on how to prepare both traditional and "kicked-up" brines. For all of the details, take a look.
Making turkey is great for all year round, although the most common time of year is Thanksgiving! Turkey's are big birds and have a long cooking time, and they're there for a reason, any shorter and you could have an uncooked bird that could still be carrying food-borne illnes ...more
For those of us living in any of the 49 states other than New York on Thanksgiving Day, checking out the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade at New York is more a dream than reality. While the parade airs every Thanksgiving on television, it's also possible to catch the fest ...more
In this video series, our expert will teach you how to make a variety of Thanksgiving day crafts. Get easy to follow step-by-step instructions for making a Thanksgiving place mat, Thanksgiving pilgrim and even a pine cone turkey. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make Thanksgiving crafts. ...more
Just because it's Thanksgiving doesn't mean you're obligated by law to serve turkey at dinner. In fact, if you have a smaller family, or guests who just don't dig turkey that much, a smaller piece of meat, like ham, may be a much better choice. Check out this video to learn h ...more
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without gravy. In this how to video Chef Paul shows you how to make turkey pan gravy. All you need for the turkey pan gravy is: flour, turkey drippings, stock and seasonings.
Turkey breasts are much easier to cook than the entire bird. If you want a little bit of Thanksgiving flavor without all the fuss, watch this video to learn how to cook delicious turkey breasts in your oven quickly and easily.
Cooking a turkey is really quite easy and a great way to help out on Thanksgiving day. This how-to video will show a method for cooking the juiciest turkey you've ever had in a bag. Oh and don't forget the great stuffing as well. Turkey Ingredients: 1 large turkey, preferably ...more
The big day may be over, but the weekend is still full of Thanksgiving spirit. And so is this week's puzzle. But let's keep it short this time, because we should all be taking this time to play a real game of Scrabble with friends and family. I was thinking of making a puzzle ...more
Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to be a nightmare. If you have a decent-sized grill, you have the perfect platform for a delicious turkey feast. But there's one more thing you'll need— beer. It's called a beer can turkey, but you can substitute the beer can for just plain wat ...more
Cooking that big Thanksgiving bird doesn't have to be daunting. Check out this tutorial and learn how to brine and cool your turkey in the oven and cut down on the cooking time. No holiday is complete without turkey and by watching this video you will be able to make your own. ...more
This weeks is the first in our thanksgiving holiday lineup. This is the Thanksgiving Special, a martini style drink with gin and brandy - perfect for Turkey Day! If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix ...more
What's better than stuffing yourself during Thanksgiving dinner? Gorging on leftovers the next day, of course. Everybody loves a good turkey and cranberry sauce sandwich, but what are some other creative ways to re-purpose all the leftover turkey meat, mashed potatoes, stuffin ...more
If you fold this out of some blue, green or violet paper, it's a peacock! But if you decide to make it from brown, orange or yellow paper, it's a turkey! Make a dozen of them to use as Thanksgiving decorations! Video: .
Are you a vegan who dreads Thanksgiving with your folks because there's so much, well, meat? Get some yummy in your tummy this Thanksgiving without meat by making this homemade tofurky. Tofurky is a turkey-shaped wad made out of tofu that can sometimes be stuffed, just like a ...more