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Turkey 411 - last minute Thanksgiving tips from the LA Times test kitchen




Your turkey should still be prepared on Thanksgiving Day. But many of the side dishes can be prepared ahead of time.
Your turkey should still be prepared on Thanksgiving Day. But many of the side dishes can be prepared ahead of time.
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L.A. Times test kitchen director Noelle Carter is here with her best tips for a Thanksgiving meal that will leave your guests feeling extra grateful.

Whether you’re deciding on what type of pie to make (she’s got 52 suggestions), trying to step up your mashed potato game, or thinking next level about buffet psychology (hint: save the pricier bits for the end of the table), Carter’s got advice for you. Call in with your questions, none too basic!

Guest:

Noelle Carter, director of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen. She tweets at @NoelleCarter