Even for a seasoned cook, pulling together a Thanksgiving meal can be an anxiety-provoking nightmare. Sure, things can go wrong. (Trust, me, I've had my share!) Maybe you don't have the right cooking equipment or your turkey is still frozen the morning of Thanksgiving. But cooking mistakes--even big disasters--don't have to ruin your holiday meal. There's usually an easy solution that can save dinner. I've collected five of the most common troublemakers--and surefire fixes to ensure your Thanksgiving celebration runs as smooth as…gravy.
1. No Roasting Pan.
It's Thanksgiving morning, you don't have a fancy roasting pan and the kitchen store is closed. Don't freak--you have options. Most conventional grocery stores are open the morning of Thanksgiving. Your best bet is to grab an aluminum roaster from the kitchen aisle. Better yet, grab two. A double layer will retain the heat better than a single pan. No grocery