You’ve planned your menu and purchased your turkey, but there’s so much more to Thanksgiving than just the meal. 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 oudoors 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.
Stock your kitchen with the necessary gadgets, from your basic measuring tools to roasting, carving and baking essentials.
Need a centerpiece in a pinch? Turn coffee beans, cranberries and candles into an I-can’t-believe-you-made-that stunner.
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Dress your table with harvest-inspired wheats, berries and fall colors in a way that still feels fresh.
See what inspires 17 popular food bloggers and stylists when they plan their Thanksgiving menus and decor.
Served with apps or alongside the turkey, cocktails filled with seasonal ingredients help guests get in the holiday spirit.
Ordinary household items become chic decor with an eye toward repurposing and some creative arrangement.
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.