Let's be real: preparing a huge Thanksgiving meal can be overwhelming.
Huffington Post recently shared pre-made shortcuts with chefs to learn if they were worth doing on the holiday.
The chefs gave thumbs down to instant mashed potatoes, store-bought and pre-cooked turkey, pre-made gravy, and cornbread mix.
They approved of the use of pre-made pie crust, canned pie filling, canned cranberry sauce, store-bought apple pie, and store-bought appetizers.
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Do you have any food shortcuts you use on Thanksgiving? Do you plan on preparing a Thanksgiving meal this year?