To host a stellar Thanksgiving, you'll need more than amazing recipes. Cooking Channel will set you up with our best entertaining tricks — from hotel-like hosting to fun, seasonal cocktails and easier-than-they-look decorating ideas.
Borrow elements from the outdoors and objects from around the house to set a green, white and woodsy table that nods to the fall harvest in a warm, neutral way.
Take a deep breath: Some advance prep and rules to remember on the big day will help you host the feast without a hitch.
Overwhelmed by options? Let one of Cooking Channel's chefs plan your Thanksgiving by following their coordinated menus.
Stock your kitchen with the necessary gadgets, from your basic measuring tools to roasting, carving and baking essentials.
Don’t forget your hungry, hungry houseguests! Get tips for easy dinners and snacks –– and the day-of breakfast.
Dress your table with harvest-inspired wheats, berries and fall colors in a way that still feels fresh.
Cracked pie, extra guests, wine-stained tablecloth: simple solutions for every Thanksgiving quandary.
Need a centerpiece in a pinch? Turn coffee beans, cranberries and candles into an I-can’t-believe-you-made-that stunner.
Make sure there's something for everyone by prepping dishes that suit special dietary needs and requests.
These 15 easy sides and dessert recipes will wow guests — and are easy to tote along to your potluck Thanksgiving meal.
Ordinary household items become chic decor with an eye toward repurposing and some creative arrangement.
Served with apps or alongside the turkey, cocktails filled with seasonal ingredients help guests get in the holiday spirit.
Give guests a reason to dig into leftovers: super soups, layered sandwiches, and more creative takes and next-day noms.
See what inspires 18 popular food bloggers and stylists when they plan their Thanksgiving menus and decor.
If you prefer the sleek and spare, learn how to dress up your plain whites with some silver and burgundy accents.
Chill wine faster than your freezer with these simple steps and have a cold bottle ready before the apps hit the table.
Send guests home with favors that double as a way to lessen leftovers: takeout boxes with pretty tags.
With a doodle-on cloth and feathered headdress place cards, this is not your ordinary secondary table.
Get inspiration from our friends at HGTV on setting your Thanksgiving table, no matter your decorating style.
Make your home warm and welcoming for friends and family — and prepare yourself for the challenges of hosting guests.