Even when you have planned and scheduled everything perfectly, some things are hard to predict. So on top of putting together a well-thought-through Thanksgiving dinner menu, scheduling cooking time for every dish, and employing a couple of family members or friends as your kitchen assistant, have a plan B in place.
Have a few foolproof Thanksgiving side dish recipes in the back of your mind that you can quickly put together in case anything goes wrong with your original menu. It’s good to plan these ahead of time as well, so you have the ingredients you’d need as well.
If your Thanksgiving turns out perfectly and you successfully execute everything on your original plan, good for you! Yet, don’t underestimate how vital plan B side dishes are. Pick a couple from our tried and tested recipe list here, and stay invincible to any cooking-related stress all through the holiday season.