Thanksgiving Cooking Tips And Tricks

From cooking the turkey to peeling a butternut squash and making a pie crust, we're here to help
10/10/2017 10:36am ET | Updated October 16, 2017
The secret to getting through this gourd's tough exterior.
AKA how to win the family over with your baking skills.
Here's how to know for sure.
You can do this, even if you have no idea what you're doing.
Spare yourself the shame of serving a frozen bird.
Stop wondering and get the answers.
The basic rule of thumb? One pound of turkey per person, unless you want lots of leftovers.
Boiling then mashing is one of the most common ways to prepare spuds; yet, too often, they turn out bland or gummy. Turns out making mashed potatoes well isn't difficult, though.
From bird to pie, we've got you covered.