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Let's face it: hosting Thanksgiving can be just a bit stressful. So use these clever tips and recipes from top chefs; they'll help you have a smooth, fabulous turkey day!
1. A sweet hack for sweet potatoes
Chef: Geoffrey Zakarian
Hack: Use a small amount of canned cranberry sauce in sweet potato dishes to give them a hidden sweetness.
2. Tender turkey made easy
Chef: Andrew Carmellini
Hack: Make a dry-rub brine for your turkey, as opposed to a wet brine. It’s super simple and mess free!
3. A dough do
Chef: Ed Brown
Hack: If you don’t have a rolling pin, roll out pie dough or biscuit dough with a wine bottle.
4. Peel squash with ease
Chef: Missy Robbins
Hack: Peeling squash can be a daunting task. To make it easier, cook the squash first and then scoop the flesh away from the skin.
5. Drink your leftovers!
Chef: Ryan Scott
Hack: Transform leftover cranberries into a killer holiday sangria.