When it comes to planning the perfect Thanksgiving meal, preparation is key. From knowing exactly what ingredients to buy, when to prep, and how to cook everything, it is a lot to tackle. These four Thanksgiving meal planning apps will help you host your Thanksgiving feast with ease so you can spend less time planning and cooking — and more time eating and enjoying time with family.
Thanksgiving Menu Maker
The Thanksgiving Menu Maker app is a complete meal planning guide. It has tons of recipes to choose from and automatically creates a shopping list once a recipe is chosen. The Prep Schedule feature gives you an outline of which dish to prepare the day before, what to prepare on Thanksgiving morning and then again four hours prior to the big meal. There are even helpful cooking tutorial videos and wine pairing tips. The Thanksgiving Menu Maker app is available on iTunes for free.
Thanksgiving Recipes HD
The Thanksgiving Recipes HD app is a step-by-step guide to your Thanksgiving dinner. This app provides great Thanksgiving meal tips like learning how to season a turkey properly. Watch video and tips from cooking experts like Kristina Vanni, award-winning chef and the face of BetterRecipes.com. There are a variety of recipes for all preferences. Create a traditional turkey dinner or a full vegan meal with homemade tofu turkey, gravy and stuffing. The Thanksgiving Recipes HD app is available on iTunes for $1.99.
Food on the Table
The Food on the Table app will automatically create a custom Thanksgiving menu tailored to your preferences. Take a quick survey that includes your favorite ingredients, cooking styles and dietary requirements and your meal plan is sent directly to your phone. This app even informs you of items on sale from your local grocery store. This is a complete meal planning app that is great for everyday meals as well. The Food on the Table app can be set up weekly or monthly. It starts at $2.50 per week.
Time to Roast
Turkey cooking time varies by weight, so make sure your cooking time is as accurate as possible with the Time to Roast app. Follow the step-by-step instructions so that Thanksgiving dinner is served for your guests perfectly and on time. This app isn’t just for roasting turkey — it also features roasting times for beef, lamb, chicken, pork, duck and goose. The Time to Roast app is available on iTunes for .99 cents.
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