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Get Inspired by Our Thanksgiving Tablescape

November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Set the stage for a memorable holiday (and that tasty turkey with all the trimmings!) with this natural, autumn-inspired tablescape. Layering is key when dressing up any dinner table. Start with a tablecloth or—in this case, placemats—and work your way to an eye-catching centerpiece. The following elements help transform an ordinary wood dining table into a warm, welcoming, stylish space to gather with family and friends on Turkey Day: Soothing shades of brown, cream and copper are reminiscent of…

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8 Gadgets That Make Thanksgiving Easier

November 15, 2016
Thanksgiving tablescape

The telephone may be the gadget of choice for those who prefer to make reservations for Thanksgiving dinner. But if you, like many, look forward to hosting family and friends in the comfort of your home, we have identified eight must-have kitchen tools that can help simplify your holiday meal prep. Check out these gadgets to help trim the amount of time you spend in the kitchen (and your turkey!) this Thanksgiving: Oven-to-Table Entertaining Platter. This attractive, innovative, soapstone platter can be chilled or heated…

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7 Unexpected Thanksgiving Desserts

November 17, 2015
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Had your fill of pumpkin pie? Want to impress your guests with an array of non-traditional desserts this Thanksgiving? Here are seven incredible, out-of-the-box Thanksgiving dessert recipes that are sure to tempt their taste buds on Turkey Day! 1. Salted caramel six layer chocolate cake. Chocolate gets a lot of love year-round, but the creamy confection is often overlooked on Thanksgiving. Surprise—and wow—your guests with this rich, velvety and unexpected chocolate cake with seasonal salted caramel. For an even bigger impact (and a double dose…

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7 Different Ways to Cook a Turkey

November 20, 2014

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, football and arguably the best—and most anticipated—meal of the year. The cranberry sauce, stuffing and sweet potato casserole will definitely whet guests’ appetites. But we can probably all agree; on that fourth Thursday of November, it’s basically about the bird. So, let’s talk turkey! More specifically, the many mouthwatering methods in which the star of your fall feast can be prepared. Although the classic roasted bird (like this one) still reigns supreme over many Thanksgiving dinner tables, unconventional…

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Three Thanksgiving Sides to Try

November 14, 2012

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without turkey, stuffing and buttery mashed potatoes. But what about the other side dishes? If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year and you’re feeling adventurous, have someone else bring the standby green been casserole so you can whip up something new! These recipes offer a fresh take on the fixings: Squash, Sage & Ricotta Cannelloni Squash is in season this month, so it makes a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table. The folks at Martha Stewart Living have created a rich cannelloni…

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