Holidays can be wonderful, but they can also be very, very stressful.
While I can't help you much in dealing with difficult relatives, I can help you take the stress out of the food. If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner, do your future self a favor, and take some time now to plan out your menu.
Putting together your menu now does this for you:
When making your plan, keep these things in mind:
Need inspiration for new Thanksgiving recipes to add to your menu? Here are some handy-looking guides from some of my favorite internet sources:
Bonus tip: Once you've created your Thanksgiving menu plan and shopping lists, save a copy for a future year, which will make your planning easier next time.
Have a wonderful holiday!
Chef Hilla Abel helps busy parents prepare healthy food easily and enjoyably. She's a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, and currently serves on the faculty of Bauman College, a holistic nutrition and culinary school.
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