Thanksgiving 911: Turkey Tips, Quick Fixes, Last-Minute Recipes & More

11/17/2010 01:58 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

2010-11-16-MAIN.jpg The big day is coming and with it a barrage of guests knocking down your door with their stomachs rumbling. Whether it's the first time you've hosted Thanksgiving dinner or the 21st time, the preparations and expectations can be overwhelming. This guide is the procrastinating host's best friend -- it's all about having a game plan and we've got you covered on every angle.

Thanksgiving 911

Not a fan of turkey? You're not alone. Check out these menu ideas:

Tips for Thanksgiving tippling: