Since I can't cook, I have never gone through the craziness and tension of preparing a Thanksgiving feast for my extended family. I have watched my Mother work herself into a frenzy of preparation several times, so I know the key to success, besides giving each family member a dish to bring, is making as many things as you can in advance.

Hopefully these dish ideas will help keep the stress to a minimum this Thanksgiving:

How about one more idea for saving time during your Thanksgiving meal preparation? This not only sounds delicious, but brilliant too because boiling and smashing a ton of potatoes stinks!

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