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Last Minute Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials

Last Minute Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials


Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Can you believe it? Jeff always roasts a delicious turkey to perfection, makes his famous stuffing and my family and I help make sides all day. In case you don’t have everything you need for the big day (or want to see what Jeff and I recommend) we put together a Last Minute Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials guide with everything from a roasting pan, bakers, dishware, pie pans, a baster, and more! Buy ASAP in order to receive before Thanksgiving.


1.//  Stainless Steel Roaster – If you’re looking for a new roaster, this stainless steel piece has great reviews and is dishwasher safe. Make sure to buy the ‘traditional’ size to fit the turkey. Click here to shop the turkey roaster.

2.//  Thanksgiving Essentials Kit – Jeff loves this kit and it’s on sale! It comes with a gravy base, cranberry relish, turkey brining blend and a stuffing mix from Williams-Sonoma. Click here to shop this kit.

3.//  Mini Round Cocotte – LOVE these mini dutch ovens so much that I have used them for a variety of things… decor in the center of a place setting as a soup bowl, with pot pies and dessert. They look darling and are the sweetest little size + they also come in 5 colors too! Click here to shop the cocottes.

4.// 3-in-1 Baster – Convenience is key on the big day. Jeff use to baste the old fashion way, but now loves this little baby. You can coat, baste, and stream your food with one device. Click here to shop the baster.

5.// Heritage Baker – Whether you are cooking at home or heading out for Thanksgiving – it’s important to always bring a dish or dessert to the party. Jeff and I love our heritage baker pan because they are the perfect size and beautiful to look at. They are currently 46% off with 6 color options. Click here to shop the baker.

6.// Glass Gravy Boat – I love the look of this little gravy boat. Perfect size, it’s on sale, and it’s dishwasher safe. Yes! Click here to shop the gravy boat.

7.// 4 Leaf Plate Set – Juliska came out with an earthy fall & thanksgiving collection that I’m in love with. The colors are rich and the quality is always incredible from them. Fun to dress up your Thanksgiving tablescape with! Click here to shop the plate set.

8.// Botanical Pumpkins Crackers – We have a family tradition that includes popping themed crackers at every holiday meal! We always wear the funny little crowns that come with each cracker, and everyone shares their toy & reads their joke aloud to one another. It’s one of my favorite memories of Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love the color on these.. so pretty! Click here to shop the pumpkin crackers.

9.// Set of Stoneware Pie Dishes (3) – Jeff always makes a pie for Thanksgiving.. pumpkin, apple, and chocolate are a few of our favorites. We love these little pie dishes and the price is hard to beat! (It’s on sale.) Click here to order the set of pie dishes.

10.// Fall Cakelet Pan – I have never seen a cuter pan. Love that this pan can make mini cakes in autumn shapes. Perfect for Thanksgiving!  Click here to order the pan.

11.// Touch Screen Thermometer – This inexpensive little device is perfect when you’re cooking the turkey and you need to know whether it’s cooked in the middle It’s also an updated touchscreen version, which Jeff loves. Click here to shop the thermometer.


We had so much fun putting together this list of last minute Thanksgiving cooking essentials for you! If you’re looking for a perfect stuffing recipe – make sure to click here and try out Jeff’s. His stuffing is to die for.


Happy Thanksgiving everyone!




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