11/02/2011 09:52 am ET Updated Nov 12, 2012

Thanksgiving Essentials: Cooking Tools For A Disaster-Free Holiday

Thanksgiving is THE holiday for food lovers. We know it's a day to give thanks, but it's also the one day a year that we spend weeks (or, for some of us, months even) planning the greatest meal that ever existed. Between the bird, the stuffing and the army of side dishes, this day is what food heaven looks like.

With all that pressure, you want to make absolutely sure nothing goes wrong -- no dry turkeys, burnt stuffing or broken gravies. Stock up your kitchen with Thanksgiving essential cooking gadgets and don't you worry about a thing.

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