In the Kitchen: Thanksgiving help center

Preparing the Thanksgiving turkey (SBG/File)

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Hosting Thanksgiving this year?

Don't panic. You've got this.

(You just don't want this!)

Taking a dish to a Thanksgiving dinner?

We've got you covered.

First off: The bird is the word.

Mat Kline, Division Dean of Culinary and Conference Services from Lane Community College, has some tips to make your turkey the talk of the dinner.

Looking for a new twist on the old standard?

Chef Becky has a turkey-fied version of a comfort food classic: meatloaf.

If you are looking for an alternative to turkey, consider this grilled beef-wrapped burdock root.

In charge of a side dish or appetizer?

Chef Becky has a spicy cheese dip that will bring some heat during these cooler autumn days. And you can always tone it down with a milder sausage.

Teresa Potterf from Prep2Plate has a chicken chili recipe that can be served with cheese, onions, or salsa.

And what Thanksgiving feast would be complete without a sweet?

Here's how you can make some decadent chocolate truffles.

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