Don’t have enough time? Can’t stand it when all of those timers bing in unison? Let a handy
We’ve seen our fair share of turkey mishaps on Thanksgiving Day—from being undercooked (read: still frozen) to being charred. Avoid these holiday fails by playing it safe and using a slow cooker this year.
Perfect for those hesitant in the kitchen, as well as those with small stoves that simply can’t fit a
While the turkey might be the star of the show,
Achieve the perfect whipped, creamy consistency by using a slow cooker for this comfort food favorite. With few ingredients (and minimal effort), this option from
It’s easy to get so invested in the food itself, you forget about the drinks. Skip store-bought cider and impress your guests with a homemade option.
Even though mashed potatoes might already be on the menu, catering to those with a sweet tooth (guilty) is a must. A sweet potato casserole is reserved for this time of year, and is made even easier thanks to
Part of the appeal of Thanksgiving is the huge amount of food presented on the table all at once. While the main spread is a big deal, there are starter ideas that shouldn’t be ignored.
This butternut squash soup from
Don’t forget about the trusty cranberry sauce—it serves as an
Cranberries, orange juice, sugar, and water are the only ingredients you need in order to get started on this favorite side. Add in things like cinnamon, cloves, ginger, vanilla, or chopped pecans for some extra festive flavors.
Despite how full you get after a proper Thanksgiving dinner,
It might be a challenge to whip up a dessert while you’re busy with the main course, but a slow cooker can help free up some time. While you’re eating with your friends and family, set aside this caramel apple crumble from
One of the best parts about using a slow cooker is the fact that it frees up space both in the oven and on the stove top. Reserve those areas for sides that need a bit more attention, and use a slow cooker for these
The recipe from
Stuffing runs the risk of being a bit bland, but that doesn’t need to be the case. Put together an option that’s filled with flavor, thanks to
Give the basics an update in both taste and texture by working in some additional ingredients that’ll change
With the help of some seasonal favorites like cloves and cinnamon sticks, your wine will get a festive update that can’t be beat.
Traditional sides are always a safe bet, but working in some trendy alternatives will do wonders for any menu that needs a little sprucing. This kale and ham side (as seen on
This Southern-inspired dish introduces flavor notes that pair perfectly with the classics that already have their spots on the table.
With all of those delicious dishes, having warm dinner rolls readily available is a necessity. Instead of buying packaged options, use a slow cooker to help you make the perfect side of bread for the table.
After tasting these homemade options from
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