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Home Harriet Carter Everything Your Kitchen Needs for Thanksgiving

Everything Your Kitchen Needs for Thanksgiving

Before we know it, Thanksgiving will be upon us. We only have a few months left to spruce up the house, plan out the meal, go shopping, invite family members, cook, decorate, and more. With all these responsibilities, hosts should begin preparing as soon as possible.

While there are lots of boxes to check off when it comes to getting ready for Thanksgiving dinner, it doesn't have to be a daunting task if you go into it with the right approach. Once you get everything you need for the kitchen, everything else will fall into place.

Following this guide is a great place to start. Don't worry about running from store to store figuring out what you need, because we can take care of that for you. As you make your to-do list for the event, use these steps to help you along the way.

Looks Are Everything

When guests arrive at your home, the first thing they'll notice is how the kitchen looks. This is where home décor becomes very important. Choose the items that both reflect the season and prioritize the comfort of your guests, such as themed tablecloths, stretchable seat covers, and cushions.

As you're looking for home décor for the event, keep in mind the number of guests you're having, the color scheme you want, the aesthetic you're going for, and what type of items will accommodate your guests the best.

Start Clean

Decorating can be pointless if your home isn't looking clean and pristine. We know that cleaning the home for guests can seem overwhelming, but it can be simple (and even fun) when you have the right tools.

Cleaning your kitchen is completely different than tidying up the rest of your home. It requires specific products for each nook and cranny of the room. So to make sure you cover all the bases, check out these kitchen helpers that are designed to make your kitchen sparkle.

Invest in things that will cover every section of the kitchen and keep it looking great even if there's a food emergency. To prevent spills from ruining your kitchen, for example, use plate or dish covers for the microwave and oven guards, liners, or range protectors for the oven. And to clean up messes that you can't control, get a few extra towels and some wax for those stains that are tough to remove.

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Stay Organized

Once everything is clean, it's time to get organized - because a clean kitchen doesn't mean anything if there's no order. Nobody wants to get caught with a bunch of food and nowhere to put it. So to stay organized, make sure you make some extra room in your fridge and pantry. Get a fridge basket to store extra food or drinks, a convenient water bottle holder, or some extra sliding drawers for storage anywhere.

Get Cooking

And, last but not least, you need to start cooking! Now that your kitchen is decorated, cleaned, and organized, you can confidently prepare a delicious Thanksgiving meal. There are obviously tons of things that go into cooking dinner for the event, so make it as easy as possible on yourself by stocking up on some innovative cooking products.

There are plenty of gadgets out there to help you with everything you need, from the turkey to dessert. For the first course, prepare appetizers with tools like air fryers, slicers, and even some fun food-shaping molds. When it comes to getting the main course ready, get creative with loaf pans, roasting pans, and electric grills. And at the most important part of the evening (when everyone eats, of course), serve your creations in food carriers, pie pans, and other convenient trays.

Giving Thanks

After using these helpful kitchen tools, your guests will surely thank you. Not only will you be preparing a delicious meal, but you'll be showing how much you care by decking out your kitchen for the big event.

When you're hosting Thanksgiving, there can be a little bit of pressure on you. But don't worry, by planning and following this guide, everything will be set to go perfectly. And before you know it, you'll be deemed the host with the most.

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