Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner, According to Experts




The holidays are fast approaching. And hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be a stressful process. So, we gathered expert advice to make it as stress-free and memorable as possible.

Experts revealed tips for preparation, beverages, trending foods, and commonly forgotten items. Time to bust out your finest dinnerware and deck the house into a Michelin-rated restaurant!

Yes, Boring, but Lists Are Your Friend

Jon Stephens stated: “One of the best ways to make hosting Thanksgiving a little less chaotic is to make thorough lists in advance of the event.


Know Your Crowd

Naturopathic practitioner Julius Cermak suggests polling your guests to know what they prefer: “Know the taste buds at your table: At our first Friendsgiving dinner, we served about 6 traditional dishes.


Double Check Cooking Times

Shirlene Kyin, Director of Operations of Soylent, makes an excellent point of checking cooking times in advance: “It’s important to check the recipes of dishes you’ll be making for Thanksgiving and put together a cooking schedule well ahead of time.


Let Guests Bring Dessert

Julius also recommends letting guests bring dessert: “Everyone wants to bring something. Dessert is the easiest dish to outsource. It does not eat up your limited oven space. It’s not critical to tablescapes or dinner presentations.


Swipe up to read the full article.