Out of all the advice I could give to new cooks taking on the task of preparing the Thanksgiving meal for the first time, there is one thing at the very top of the list. Make it ahead! This, my friends, is the key to how you will retain both your energy and your sanity and enjoy yourself in the process.
Many of the dishes that go into making up a classic Thanksgiving feast can be prepped and ready to pop in the oven or slow cooker on the big day. Even the mashed potatoes.
There are some tricks to making perfectly creamy mashed potatoes that will reheat beautifully, but by following a few simple steps, you can ensure a great result.
The potatoes can be warmed in the oven or, if you’re short on oven space, follow the slow cooker directions.
I’m sharing the complete recipe with step-by-step photo instructions along with my tips on how to plan and execute your Thanksgiving meal over on BigOven. Click on the link below to go straight to the full article and recipe.