A Thanksgiving Disaster Guide: Fix a Morning Of Meltdown

Forgot the canned pumpkin? Turkey won't cook? We've got your back.

Hopefully you're in the middle of a leisurely cooking spree, with your turkey roasting away and the vegetable sides all ready to go. If you're more like the rest of us – you're sending a panicked relative on a mad-dash search for a forgotten can of cranberry sauce. Well, we've got your back.

Turkey won't cook:

Call the Butterball Turkey Talk Line, where a staff of turkey cooking experts help you navigate the woes of your frozen bird out of the goodness of their hearts (oh, and to promote turkey sales.) Call 1-800-Butterball (800-288-8372) or email talkline@butterball.com, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST Read a list of their most common fixes while you're on hold.

You forgot the cranberry sauce:

is open all morning, until 6 p.m.

and Glen Ellen Market are both open 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.

is open 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Inquire about last-minute pre-made items at 938-8500, ext. 711

Someone got sick. No, really sick.

Both and are open normal business hours. Rite Aid (8 a.m. – 9 p.m.) CVS (9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)

The kids are driving me crazy

Trade them in. No, just kidding. Check and get out of the house.

John.Maher November 24, 2011 at 05:09 PM
Great article. Meltdown is already starting here. Happy Thanksgiving!


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