16 Secrets to the Perfect Thanksgiving
Just in time for your Thanksgiving feast, our team has compiled a list of 16 secrets to having the perfect Thanksgiving. Here's our expert advice:
Use vanilla extract when you're making pumpkin pie (nutmeg is overrated).
Watch the special Brad Pitt Thanksgiving episode of Friends, "The One with the Rumor," for the 3,057 time to see him perform the Rachel Green hair toss.
Give thanks and eat slowly.
Listen to Alice's Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie.
Don't forget Zantac! Especially if you have to go to a Thanksgiving Lunch with your spouse's family and then Thanksgiving Dinner with yours.
Brine the turkey for at least 24hrs before cooking it. The turkey will have a lot of flavor and not be dried out.
Keep scavengers out of the kitchen by keeping snacks and appetizers in another location in the house.
Drink wine while you cook.
DO NOT PLAY CHRISTMAS MUSIC.
Unplug completely and count the blessings in front of you...they're much easier to see without the glare of your favorite device :)
Don't work on Black Friday, and enjoy that time with your family instead!
There is only ONE kind of cranberry sauce: Ocean Spray.
I second Amy's answer.
Murihead Pumpkin Butter. You can use it in so many different ways. For instance:
Marshmallows are mandatory in the sweet potatoes.
Save room for dessert!