Some of the best Thanksgiving dishes have been handed down from generation to generation... or else perfected from the pages of a favorite cookbook, or concoted accidently in a kitchen mistake-turned-triumph.
So, what are your tips, tricks and go-to recipes for the season? Do you have a traditional dish that gets served up every year? Perhaps you know of a low-fat, low-calorie version of a Thanksgiving classic?
Share your recipes, tips, tricks and Thanksgiving food memories in the comments below.
Looking for advice? Feel free to ask a question in the comments for Berkeley Patch readers to answer.
Here are some traditional Thanksgiving dishes that we want to hear your recipes and tips for:
- The perfect turkey (How to you achieve succulent and crispy meat?)
- Cranberry sauce (Do you make it from scratch?)
- Green bean casserole (Any advice for extra flavor?)
- Mashed potatoes (Does it matter what kind of potatoes you use? How about herbs and spices?)
- Stuffing (Do you add apples, walnuts or cranberries?)
- Pumpkin pie (do you know any low-fat alternatives?)