5 Apps for an Effortless Thanksgiving Dinner

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5 Apps for an Effortless Thanksgiving Dinner
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1. Chow Thanksgiving Dinner Coach

1. Chow Thanksgiving Dinner Coach

Chow is the best coach you'll ever have. It offers a full list of traditional Thanksgiving recipes and allows you to pick and choose which you want to include in your feast. The app then aggregates a comprehensive shopping list and details the prep and cook time in a calendar for an all-around stress-free week. And it costs nothing.

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It's almost that time -- when you stop pinning those delectable recipes, stop drooling over the thought of mashed potatoes, and actually have to roll up your sleeves and head into the kitchen.

It's a daunting task. And somewhere between the stuffing and the gravy, you may be questioning the decision to host Thanksgiving dinner.

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But don't regret your feast -- embrace Turkey Day's plethora of technology. These apps will make compiling recipes, making grocery lists and learning the ins and outs of baking as easy as (pumpkin) pie. And don't fret if you have yet to learn how to crack an egg; these apps even have step-by-step video tutorials that can put any of your relatives previous feasts to shame.

We're sure that if you've got nothing to be thankful for pre-meal, you'll be blessing the app store soon after the Turkey is carved.

Which Thanksgiving dish do you love to cook the most? Share in the comments below.

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