These Hacks Will Save You Hours on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and as nice as it sounds to have some app to help prep and cook the meal, we think that taking a day (or three) to shop and plan a bunch of dishes for others and yourself can be enormously rewarding — and a good way to decompress from your everyday hectic routine.
But, if you're a first-timer, are juggling the feast-prep in a tight kitchen, are already anxious about family dynamics — or are feeling fraught for any reason about the next few days, let us help bring it all down a notch.
Here, our favorite kitchen hacks for every cook involved in Thanksgiving (feel free to share this with your Friendsgiving hosts, your relatives, and anyone else who plans on entering the kitchen in the next three days).