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Hack Your Thanksgiving Dinner: Tips for Feast Optimization

12 Nov, 2015 McKell Naegle

How to hack Thanksgiving: Tips for Turkey Day Optimization

 Turkey day is just around the corner. If your like me you’ve been craving turkey since the first day you noticed the leaves changing color. Although Thanksgiving is one of the best days of the year, it can also be a crazy, hectic, and stressful day. Don’t let that happen to you! We have compiled some of the best ways to win at thanksgiving this year! Read on and let the stress melt away!

 Wash your Potatoes in the dishwasher instead of endlessly scrubbing (Don’t use soap!)


potato thanksgiving hack

Tape your recipes to your kitchen cabinets to avoid spilling on them, and to keep them always in sight!

thanksgiving hacks


Cover your pie crust in tin foil to protect against burning. The filling will bake just fine

cover pie crust in tin foil

Stuffin’ muffins – Cook your stuffing in a Muffin tin for a new twist on an classic side dish!

stuffin muffins

  Grate butter – Shred up your butter with a cheese grater. Use to top potatoes or other foods for extra flavor! Make sure your butter is firm (freeze it first if you need to)

thanksgiving butter hack

Crowd Source dinner with a Potluck format!  You don’t need to do everything yourself after all!

thanksgiving potluck

Weave bacon on your turkey while it cooks because… well…bacon makes everything taste amazing.

turkey covered in bacon

Remember, the Holidays are a time to be enjoyed, so don’t get to stressed trying to make the perfect dish for everyone. Worry less about impressing people and just enjoy spending time with those you love. That’s what really makes the holidays special.

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