How to have a frugal Thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving: Food

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Enjoy a Guilt-Free Holiday

Shaunna Privratsky

With Thanksgiving, the whirlwind of eating, buying, eating, decorating, eating, wrapping, baking, and eating begins. If you're trying to stick to weight loss goals or just want to avoid extra holiday pounds, try these tips for some guilt-free gobbling.

Pie Baking Tips and Recipes

Jill Cooper

If you love to bake and have the time to do so, then go for it, but don't feel guilty if you can't. There are many ways to get homemade taste without as much work. Here are some pie baking tips that bakers and non-bakers alike will love!

Thanksgiving Dinner for Less

Jill Cooper

It's hard to find money-saving ideas for Thanksgiving dinner because it doesn't get much cheaper than a turkey dinner! Still, here are a few ways to save. Enjoy!

Save on Turkey Day Entertaining


Unfortunately, Thanksgiving doesn't always come cheap. There are many ways to overspend when hosting the festivities. Fortunately, there are just as many ways to save.

Plan Ahead for Holiday Meals

K.M. Praschak

It may not be cold enough for sipping eggnog yet, but it's the perfect time to start planning holiday meals. With crazy food prices and the maddening shopping rush that's coming, you'll be thrilled you thought ahead.

10 Ways to Save on Thanksgiving Dinner


Here are 10 easy ways to keep Thanksgiving dinner expenses down and save a little cash for the next holiday right around the corner.

Putting Thanksgiving Leftovers to Good Use

Jill Cooper

You really can't eat another bite, but you definitely can't throw it away. But what do you do with it? Put the guilt on hold because here are some fantastic ideas you'll love.

Make-Ahead Recipes to Freeze for the Holidays

Lois Breneman

Along with trimming your tree in the next few weeks, trim down your kitchen time over Thanksgiving and Christmas with these great recipes.

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Turkey

Deborah Taylor-Hough

Whether you believe it or not, it's possible to roast a turkey ahead of time and store the cooked meat in the freezer to reheat and serve on the big day. With these simple freezing and reheating instructions, you'll have moist, delicious turkey.

Holiday Dinner for Two

Brenda Hyde

Even a small turkey is too much for dinner for just a few unless you want leftovers for weeks to come. But, there are solutions. It's easy to cook an elegant meal for a two to four people.

Feast on These Thanksgiving Savings

Nancy Twigg

If you've planned a Thanksgiving feast, you know that the cost of everything can add up pretty fast. Here are some practical ideas for saving money on your holiday celebration.

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