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Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner? There’s an app for that!

Leaves are changing colour; temperatures are dipping, all tell tale signs that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Gathering the clan to celebrate is always a joyous occasion, but for some the thought of cooking a traditional Thanksgiving dinner is daunting. Rest assured, help is on the way. Grab your smartphone and get connected because you guessed it – there’s an app for that!

Here’s a quick look at three trending apps designed to help you plan and cook your big meal:

Thanksgiving Apps


Touted as “your smart cooking sidekick,” Yummly has over two million recipes. You can search by cooking time, cuisines, occasion, diet, allergies and more. Schedule the recipe, and Yummly adds it to your calendar and prompts you when it’s time to start cooking. Featuring step by step instructions, video tutorials, and oven timers, Yummly takes the guess work out of Thanksgiving dinner.


From turkeys to cocktails, Epicurious has you covered. More than just a recipe book, the Epicurious app is easy to use, contains tens of thousands of recipes and expert advice.

Kitchen Stories

“With Kitchen Stories, anyone can cook.” A bold statement by the app developers! Yet, millions of foodies have downloaded the app and the 5-star reviews are plentiful. Features include step by step instructions, serving size converters, personal cookbooks, and shopping list generators. Wondering how to prepare butternut squash. Look no further! Kitchen Stories how to videos will guide you.

Of course, if you don’t feel like cooking, there’s an app for that too! Quick as a wink, OpenTable will connect you with over 43,000 restaurants around the world. Make your reservation and let the sous chef take care of the rest.


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