Turkey day is all about the bird, and for the first time-ever on Thanksgiving ET fans can go to FoodNetwork.com/Thanksgiving to watch live as a whole turkey roasts from start to finish while preparing their own holiday meal at-home.
And that’s not all. Leading up to the big day, the Food Network and The Cooking Channel will feature some big names who will help you prep for that lavish meal we are all looking forward to. Decide what you want to learn to cook from the list below and make sure to watch and take notes.
This is the best Thanksgiving meal prep ever!
1. A Barefoot Thanksgiving, premieres Sunday, November 15th at 1pm on Food Network
Ina Garten invites famous chef Bobby Flay over for Thanksgiving dinner and the duo share preparation techniques and recipes on Food Network.
During this show, you will learn how to smoke a turkey, Orange and Honey Glazed Carrots, Sauteed Brussels Sprouts and a perfect 11-Layer Potato Gratin.
2. Pioneer Woman’s Ultimate Thanksgiving, premieres Monday, November 16th at 8pm on Food Network
Ree Drummond cooks up a frontier-style Thanksgiving dinner with make-ahead dishes for a 3-day countdown.
You will learn how to make Maple Whiskey Turkey, Very Berry Cranberry Sauce, Parker House Rolls, Mashed Potatoes with Shallots, and Herbed Cornbread for Southern Dressing.
On Thanksgiving Eve, Ree shows you how to make Beautiful Brussels Sprouts and Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce.
Finally, on Thanksgiving, Ree gathers around the holiday table with her family.
3. Guy’s Big Bite: A Very Fieri Thanksgiving, premieres Friday, November 20th at 8pm on Food Network
Guy Fieri and his chef friends get together to teach you a thing or two about making an innovative Thanksgiving meal.
The star of this meal is Turchetta — a mix of turkey and porchetta, Turkey Meatballs with Fire-Roasted Green Chile, Grilled Cauliflower with Bacon-Brie Sauce, Roasted Bone Marrow with Bacon Marmalade, and for dessert, Chocolate Babka Bread Pudding. Yum.
4. Tori and Dean’s Family Thanksgiving, premiering Sunday, November 8th at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT on Cooking Channel
Dean enlists Tori’s help to prepare the Maple-Bacon Latticed Turkey with Sage Butter. Then, he prepares a Brussels Sprouts Salad and an elegant Sausage Stuffing in Artichokes.
Tori “goes green” by making DIY candle holders using the extra artichokes for a festive tablescape. They end on a high note together with no-bake desserts including a tangy Cranberry, Vanilla Bean & Orange Gelatina and chocolatey Pecan Pie Bites. You don’t want to miss this.
5. Rev Run’s Thanksgiving Supper, Sunday, November 15th at 8pm ET/ 5pm ET on Cooking Channel
Be prepared for some spousal competition and two totally different birds from this incredible couple.
You will learn how to make Classic Cranberry Sauce, Roasted Asparagus with Bacon, Pumpkin Pie with Gingerbread Crust, Oven Roasted Turkey with Quick Pan Gravy, Deep Fried Turkey, mini Apple Pie Bites and Stuffing Muffin Cups.