Help! Your Thanksgiving Disasters, Saved

Tomorrow, if you find yourself with some unexpected surprises — in every form from extra guests to turkey roasting gone awry — turn to this fix-it-all cheat sheet.

Turkey Troubles
Click here for tips on saving a still-frozen bird and livening up carved meat that’s bland.

Everything’s Gravy
Smooth out that lump gravy with these easy tips.

Stellar Spuds
Master (and revive) your mashed potatoes with this no-fail guide.

Easy as Pie
Cracked pie top? Burned crust? No worries — save your sweets, here.
(Get even more fixes for botched baking here.)

And the Rest
Deal with those extra guests and get last-minute hosting help.