Thanksgiving Tips & Tricks

Posted on November 23, 2015 within HolidaysTips and Tricks

Thanksgiving is one day out of the year, but the prep begins days before and the leftovers linger through the weekend. We've collected our favorite tips, tricks, and recipes to make your Thanksgiving extra special.

Thanksgiving Prep

Whether this is your first or 10th time hosting, a delicious Thanksgiving meal begins long before Thursday with the prep. Here's a couple helpful links for recipes and a shopping list:

Bird Talk

How long does it take to thaw a turkey? How do you know when it's ready? Is there a right way to carve it? Here's a few of our favorite videos:

How to Thaw a Turkey:

Prepping and Temperature:

How to Carve a Turkey:


If you're making a homemade pie this year, why not try something different? Here's a great video on unique pie crust embellishments: 

Border Favorites

If you're having Thanksgiving in El Paso, there are a few things that are must-haves, like tamales and Food City francesitos. Pick up a dozen or two of our made-from-scratch tamales and francesitos:


Leftovers are never a problem, but if you're looking to add some pizazz to your extra turkey, check out these great ideas:

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