Did the Thanksgiving turkey not thaw out in time? Was the turkey cooked for two days? Start a fire on the stove after forgetting about the gravy? It seems everyone has a Thanksgiving dinner disaster and we loved reading your stories. Here are some disasters everyone can probably relate to. Let's hope none of these are repeated today!
Sallye learned the hard way cooking a turkey is not as easy as you think.
Did you buy a foil pan to cook the turkey in today? You might rethink using it after reading Maggie's story.
Cassie's stuffing was extra special (and sparkly) one Thanksgiving.
What do you do when a water main breaks the morning of Thanksgiving? If you're Connie, you don't panic. OK ... maybe you panic, but then you figure out a plan.
It wasn't so much Debbie Sue who had the Thanksgiving dinner disaster, but her sister. Let's just say where there's smoke, there's fire.
If anyone needs a plumber on Thanksgiving, give Andy a call. He learned the hard way.
Everyone wants to make a great impression to their in-laws at the holidays. When Helen first hosted Thanksgiving, we bet they were asking for extra glasses of water.
There's always gravy for the turkey on Thanksgiving. Unless you're at Ginny's family dinner.
If you run a restaurant it should be a piece of cake to close for the day and host the family for Thanksgiving. Or is it?
Timing is everything when carving a turkey... just ask J White Harris.
Can a turkey eat aluminum foil? Apparently yes!
Robyn's turkey day tip... don't let kids touch the oven.
Ever had your gravy explode? Cheryl has... and the aftermath wasn't pretty.
Charlotte's mom used a Radar Range (a precursor to the microwave) to prepare their Thanksgiving turkey and learned that you need to pierce the skin. What happens if you don't? You end up with a lot of laughter and an exploded turkey.
After her first Thanksgiving we're pretty sure Lucie never made rolls in her Pyrex again.
If at the grocery store the day after Thanksgiving watch out for ice skating turkeys.
Being a new mom, Sue was very excited to host Thanksgiving. She quickly learned, though, proper tools are needed to create the feast. And it's always wise to have a fire extinguisher on hand.
What do you do if there's lumps in the gravy? You put it in the blender, right? Suzi found remnants from that idea for years to come!
What do you do when your cheesecake hasn't set after SIX HOURS? Louise quickly thought of a "new" dessert and it was the hit of Thanksgiving.
You can read all the Thanksgiving dinner disaster stories from Just A Pinch members
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