Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

How To : Prepare a spiced apple chutney with brown sugar

Within a matter of weeks, the foodie holidays will impinge upon our dining room tables and wallets. Thanksgiving, quickly followed by Christmas, means lots and lots of savory meats like turkey, ham, and chicken. While you could purchase pre-canned cranberry sauce and serve th ...more

How To : Make delicious vegan donuts with powdered sugar

Thanksgiving is coming up in a matter of weeks, which means all your time will soon be occupied by stuffing your mouth with turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. But what if you're vegan? Don't be known as the Grinch Who Starved Through Christmas by making your own delicious ...more

How To : Make gluten-free gravy

Don't give up turkey gravy just because you're cooking for a gluten-free diet. Use these tips when preparing this Thanksgiving favorite. Gluten-free diets are proven to help digestion and ease a variety of ailments. This gravy will make your gluten-free meal savory.

How To : Say the phrase "This food is delicious" in French

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. If your French sister in law has made a delicious app ...more

How To : Make crispy vegetarian fried green tomatoes

Thanksgiving should officially be known as the holiday of comfort food. After all, it's night impossible to get through the occasion without gaining at least five pounds from all the turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, apple pies, etc. So accept the inevitable and ...more

How To : Make the Best Cranberry Sauce Ever

Cranberry sauce is one of the most important side dishes to any Thanksgiving dinner—even Christmas dinner! And if you're like me, you usually buy a can of cranberry sauce for the holidays because you don't have the extra time to go homemade with the turkey stealing the show. ...more

How To : Make pumpkin whoopie pies

Learn how to make moist delicious pumpkin whoopee pies with this cooking video. This pumpkin whoopee pie recipe is brought to you by C\chef Phyllis Kaplowitz on How2Heroes. Search How2Heros on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. These pumpkin whoopie pies have a scrumptious ...more

How To : Avoid doing the Thanksgiving dishes

Are you the one scraping sticky marshmallowed yams and congealed gravy off the dishes every Thanksgiving? Shame someone else into doing it this year. Avoid doing the Thanksgiving dishes. You Will Need * Thanksgiving dinner guests * And dirty dishes * A fake cast for your arm ...more

How To : Season and roast a turkey

Prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving or any other special occasion. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to season and roast your turkey to perfection. Get the outside nice and brown and the inside nice and tender. Watch and learn how to cook your turkey properly.

How To : Swing dance like your grandma used to

This 4 part dance tutorial teaches you how to do swing dance moves that your grandma used to do. Instructors are Nina Gilkenson and Bobby White shows you the S turn, the Charleston, and double kicks. The swing dance moves are as comforting as warm turkey the day after Thanksgi ...more

How To : Skin a turkey

How to skin a Missouri turkey: 1) make small cut through skin on breast, 2) pull breast out - like a quail or pheasant, 3) filet the breast off like you would on Thanksgiving, 4) cut the head off and use for prank, 5) trash rest of bird

News : Turbo Turkey - Cook the Damn Bird Above the Camshaft

So, I suppose we're going both redneck and Thanksgiving turkey twice today (Redneck Slingshot Chick + Extreme Thanksgiving Recipes). Something about home for the holidays inspires... and this is pretty darn great. USA Today posts a HowTo from the book Manifold Destiny (by Chr ...more

News : Cook a Bikini-d Bird with Mashed Potato Volcanoes

Extreme Holiday Ideas has posted several fun Thanksgiving projects this season. Check out some of my favorites: 90 Minute Turkey (That's right, roast and thaw in just 90 minutes): Extreme Pumpkin Pie (that's a lotta pumpkin pie): Mashed Potato Volcano (some little kid fun): ...more

How To : Deep Fry Your Whole Freakin’ Thanksgiving Dinner

The debate over whether to deep-fry or roast a Thanksgiving turkey can get pretty heated. Both have their merits, but it's hard to argue with that crispy, golden brown skin and moist texture that the fryer gives. But what's better than a deep-fried turkey? An entire deep-frie ...more

How To : Make a DIY Roasting Rack for Your Turkey

One of the golden rules to cooking a Thanksgiving turkey is to place it on a roasting rack before it goes into the oven. Missing this step and cooking it directly on the pan will burn the bottom of the bird, resulting in overcooked, dry meat. Don't Miss: Unlock Your Oven's Se ...more

Turkey Day Hacks : 7 Alternatives to Traditional Stuffing

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while. Why not try giving your Thanksgivi ...more

How To : Store Thanksgiving Leftovers for Maximum Longevity

By now, you've stuffed yourself with enough cranberry-soaked turkey to last you until next year. Still, there's a formidable amount of leftovers, and you're kidding yourself if you think you won't be craving them when you wake up tomorrow with a food coma/hangover. So, make t ...more

No Preservatives, Please : How to Make Frozen TV Dinners

Please read the following in Rod Serling's voice. Picture, if you will, a mother. She comes home after a long day at the office, relieved that she took some chicken breasts out to thaw and will be able to make a quick and easy dinner for her family. She opens her refrigerator ...more

How To : Repurpose Your Thanksgiving Trash

After the turkey is carved and the leftover meat is refrigerated, don't get rid of the remaining carcass and bones just yet. You can make some delicious turkey stock with them. Just add them to a big pot of carrots, celery, onion, and water — then simmer. There are other food ...more

How To : A Smartphone User's Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

The holidays are stressful. Between traveling, family, and dinner, Thanksgiving weekend can feel like weeks. Many families have traditions that make the days long, but some of us would rather curl up somewhere and watch our favorite shows. But all is not lost — our phones do s ...more

News : Tiny Food-Based Works of Art to Drool Over

I don't know about you, but visions of pumpkin pie and cornbread stuffing and big, juicy turkeys are constantly dancing through my head right now. I'm sorry, healthy eating habits, but it's Thanksgiving week, and all I can do is think about food. Although I can't wait to fill ...more

How To : Create a Thanksgiving stuffing with Martha Stewart

There are a zillion ways to make stuffing for your Thanksgiving bird, but only one way to make it Martha Stewart-style. If you're cooking for a big party this year of 20 people or more, Martha offers a delicious, buttery recipe for stuffing that'll satiate all the mouths you'l ...more

How To : Make Southern cornbread-sage dressing with Betty

No Southern Thanksgiving is complete without cornbread dressing! In this tutorial, Betty shows us the famous Southern cornbread-sage dressing that has turned her into her family's designated 'dressing-maker' every year! This delicious gravy can be spread over turkey, veggies, ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

News : Bubbles and Squeaks Awesome Leftover Usage

I saw this on the Food Network and tried it out. We loved it. It is a great way to use leftovers and with Thanksgiving coming up, I know you'll want to try it on Thanksgiving evening while watching football. I think it was Jamie Oliver who presented it although I couldn't find ...more

How To : Make brown sugar topped baked sweet potatoes

Mmmmmm. We all wish it was Thanksgiving every day with this delectable baked sweet potato. Betty puts a great spin on a traditional side dish with her unique toppings. In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a luscious Brown-Sugar-Topped Baked Sweet Potato to accompany ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/30 - 12/06)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: Create a redstone calculator in Min ...more

News : Youth Vs. Wisdom

Hi there Dolls, I just got done putting the children to bed for the night. Fed the husband, made a little love, and took a bubble bath! I lathered up my body with a Gardenia lotion and have thrown on my amazing silk robe. I smell and feel wonderful as I sip on my Cantaloupe ...more

How To : 6 Delicious Ways to Cook with Coffee

No offense to water, but if I could survive on coffee alone, I would. I swear I'm not addicted... I just really, really, really love the taste of a cuppa joe, whether it's hot, cold, frothed, milked, flavored, plain, whatever! And while my favorite thing to do with coffee will ...more

News : 8 Edible Cups That Make Finger Foods a Snap

"You can even eat the dishes," claims the song "The Candy Man Can" from 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The idea of edible cups, even back then, grabbed my attention—any kid would much prefer to eat her dish instead of clean it afterward, of course! Don't Miss: ...more

News : The All-Natural Secret to Turning Food Purple

Even if you haven't heard of ube (pronounced "OO-beh"), you've probably seen pictures of desserts made with this brilliant purple yam. The ube really does look almost too pretty to be food, doesn't it?. While there is often confusion between sweet potatoes and true yams, the u ...more

How To : No Knife? Use Your Credit Card to Cut Food Instead

Believe it or not, you can put your money to use very efficiently in a new way: your credit or debit card can serve as a blade in desperate situations. (It might even be handier than dental floss as a brilliant substitution for specialized kitchen tools.) While I wouldn't take ...more

How To : Avoid a Gravy Disaster with These Saucy Tips

Gravy is a relatively simple dish, yet it's remarkably easy to mess up. We've all experienced the disappointment of excitedly pouring gravy onto our mashed potatoes, only to realize it's too runny, too lumpy, or too bland. And because gravy is so simple, even if you don't mess ...more

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