Your 4-day prep plan for a stress-free Thanksgiving
Your 4-day prep plan for a stress-free Thanksgiving

To cut the stress out of Thanksgiving Day, streamline your meal planning.

How to make the most of mashed sweet potatoes
How to make the most of mashed sweet potatoes

Maple syrup and cinnamon give these mashed yams a rich depth.

The perfect bird: How to roast the best turkey
The perfect bird: How to roast the best turkey

This fail-proof roasting method produces the tastiest, juiciest Thanksgiving turkey.

10 tips to fight Thanksgiving Day food coma
10 tips to fight Thanksgiving Day food coma

After consuming mass quantities of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie during a feast, it's no mystery why people just plop on the couch and pass out. However, there are ways to avoid the Thanksgiving Day food coma, if you're up to it.

Houston, we have turkey
Houston, we have turkey

An astrophysicist engineers the perfect bird, cooked in under an hour.

State of grace: A Midwestern Thanksgiving
State of grace: A Midwestern Thanksgiving

Midwestern classics and a chef's sensibility come together on the holiday table.

November 21st, 4:29 pm
A bountiful shore: Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Chesapeake Bay
A bountiful shore: Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Chesapeake Bay

Thanksgiving is a coming together of one cook's favorite Eastern Shore traditions, and a celebration of the local foods that have fed the people of this peninsula for generations.

November 15th, 4:12 pm
Home slice: Pumpkin pie
Home slice: Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie is an American original.

November 8th, 1:46 pm
True harvest: A vegetarian Thanksgiving
True harvest: A vegetarian Thanksgiving

A vegetarian chef explores the history of the meat-free Thanksgiving.

November 22nd, 4:54 pm
Presidential Proclamation -- Thanksgiving Day, 2011
Presidential Proclamation -- Thanksgiving Day, 2011

One of our Nation's oldest and most cherished traditions, Thanksgiving Day brings us closer to our loved ones and invites us to reflect on the blessings that enrich our lives.

November 16th, 8:17 pm
How to be grateful during the holidays -- and all year long!
How to be grateful during the holidays -- and all year long!

Giving thanks isn't just something to do at Thanksgiving. It can improve your outlook and health any time of year. Here's how to cultivate a gratitude attitude all year 'round!

November 23rd, 2:14 pm
Thanksgiving with a Latino twist
Thanksgiving with a Latino twist

Latino rituals, dishes and decor will add a touch of warmth to this year's festivities. Here's how to plan your Thanksgiving.

November 16th, 6:10 pm
Green Thanksgiving fun
Green Thanksgiving fun

Here are some ways your family can make your Thanksgiving fun, festive and eco-friendly!

November 18th, 1:46 pm
The care and cooking of your Thanksgiving turkey
The care and cooking of your Thanksgiving turkey

When it comes to preparing your Thanksgiving turkey, take the time to follow these guidelines to protect your family from some common foodborne ailments.

November 7th, 3:53 pm
How to raise thankful kids
How to raise thankful kids

Going around the holiday table saying what you're thankful for is a great tradition, but it doesn't teach your child what it really means to give thanks. Teaching gratitude is an everyday job -- and the benefits are huge.

November 17th, 3:58 pm
Turkey 101: A basic roasting guide
Turkey 101: A basic roasting guide

What's Cooking Now serves Thanksgiving dinner, including a guide to a perfectly roasted turkey and recipes for the rest of your holiday menu.

November 7th, 4:05 pm
Surprising health & beauty benefits of pumpkin
Surprising health & beauty benefits of pumpkin

Pumpkins are no longer just good for decorating your front porch at Halloween -- they're packed with health and nutritional benefits too.

October 26th, 4:22 pm
The story of Thanksgiving
The story of Thanksgiving

For centuries, cultures from around the world have held festivals to thank the powers that be for bountiful crops. Today, it means even more.

October 22nd, 12:03 pm