Once upon a time, we snipped Thanksgiving recipes from our favorite magazines and stashed them away, page by crinkled, food-stained page, until the next November.

Now there’s a better way. Texture Members, welcome to your Thanksgiving Headquarters. Read on for ways to discover the best turkey-day tips inside the app. Not yet a member? Claim your free trial.  

Texture Thanksgiving HQ

Whether it’s the ultimate stuffing, the most divine pie, or the juiciest turkey (from classic to deep-fried and spicy), the best content from the finest food magazines is available in Texture. Here are four fun ways you can plan a stress-free and scrumptious holiday using the Texture app.

1) Explore our special Thanksgiving Headquarters. Tap Categories on the bottom navigation bar, then Thanksgiving Headquarters in the Category menu that appears across the top.

Texture Thanksgiving HQ

2) Use the Search bar to find any other Thanksgiving topic you’re seeking. You can harvest a bounty of recipes tested by experts (there are 1,290 results for “sweet potato recipe” alone!), handy how-tos, no-stress hosting tips, wine pairings, cocktail ideas and table décor DIYs.

3) Build your own Collections to organize and store your most beloved dishes right in the app, then simply tap to pull them up when you need them again. (To create personalized Collections, select My Library on the bottom navigation bar, then My Collections in the menu bar at the top, then New Collection.)

4) Tap to read. We’ve highlighted two of our Thanksgiving Collections below. Tap the article titles from your tablet or phone to read right away. Check back in the app daily to gobble up more great menu ideas, savvy cooking tips and easy ways to truly enjoy the holiday!

– The Texture Team

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