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tips + how-tos
3-DAY PREP TIMELINE
3 Days Before
Clean out the fridge to make room for the ingredients.
Place the turkey on a tray in the refrigerator to thaw (if frozen).
Bake, toast and soak cornbread for the stuffing.
2 Days Before
Make the salad dressing and toast the pumpkin seeds.
Prepare the Toasted Cornbread, Bacon and Chestnut Stuffing and bake up to the last 15 minutes.
Measure out ingredients for the turkey and gravy and place together.
1 Day Before
Set the table and put out serving platters, bowls and utensils.
Bake and refrigerate the Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake.
Make and refrigerate the filling and frosting for the Caramel Apple Layer Cake.
Assemble and frost the Caramel Apple Layer Cake.
Cook the Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy, Toasted Cornbread, Bacon and Chestnut Stuffing and Chive Mashed Potatoes.
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