Our ultimate guide to Thanksgiving will help you get good, wholesome favorites on the table and leave your family wondering how you do it so easily. Use our handy checklist during the days leading up to the big event to make your Turkey Day meal a no-stress affair.
Be sure to buy a rack of lamb that has been "frenched," meaning the rib bones have been scraped clean (the butcher will do it for you). Trim any fat from the individual chops as you eat, not before cooking them. Fat keeps the lean meat from drying out while it's in the oven.
Whether you use the fresh or frozen type, these berries break down as they cook, while the apples stay slightly firm, creating a pleasing variety of textures and tastes in our revamped cranberry sauce. Plus, the slight spiciness of fresh ginger gives this not-too-sweet fat-free condiment a pleasant kick.