The Essential Tools for Cooking Your Best Thanksgiving Dinner

Get well equipped for Thanksgiving with the right tolls for the job.

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Wüsthof Gourmet Carving Set


Carve and serve like a pro with this boxed duo., $80

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OXO Turkey Lifter


Never again will you struggle to move your turkey from pan to platter. Simply insert this crafty hook into the turkey cavity and lift., $10

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Cuisipro Fat Separator


The perforated top strains out solids, and the innovative lever allows de-fatted liquid to exit through the bottom., $35

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Cuisinart Masher


The eye-catching folded surface of this spud smasher is both stylish and functional. Bonus: The stay-cool handle allows for an easy grip., $13

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Kuhn Rikon ORIGINAL Swiss Peeler


The super-sharp carbon steel blade is just one of the reasons why right- and left-handed chefs prefer this peeler., $12 for a 3-pack

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Kuhn Rikon Heart Spring 10-Inch Whisk


The hinge at the end of the handle allows this stainless steel whisk to lie flat, which means no missed pan corners!, $16

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Taylor 1470N Wired Cooking Thermometer


Insert the steel probe into turkey breast or thickest part of thigh at the start of cooking and get temp (and cook time) without opening your oven.

Walmart, $12