Your Guide ToThanksgiving

How to make perfect pies

Common Questions

Real answers from our professional chefs, dietitians and wine specialists across our more than 240 stores

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My turkey didn't come with a pop-up timer. How long do I bake it?
What is the easiest way to make gravy?
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How long does it take to thaw a turkey?

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Quick Tips & Tricks

How much turkey do you need?




We recommend:

12 lbs

of turkey

4.0 hrs

roasting time

  Chef's Tip

Use heavy cream instead of milk for richer-tasting mashed potatoes.

Chef Recommendations


Use low-sodium broth to help reduce your salt intake. Chef Tyler - Cedar Rapids


Don't like Asiago? Use Sharp Cheddar cheese in place of Asiago. Chef Brandon - Coralville

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