The Kitchen Co-Hosts Share Holiday Hacks for an Easy Thanksgiving

The cast of The Kitchen reveals timesaving tricks for preparing an enjoyable Thanksgiving feast.

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

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Photo By: Emile Wamsteker ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Jeff Mauro

"Cooking two bone-in, skin-on turkey breasts instead of whole turkeys."

Marcela Valladolid

"I delegate to all the family members, so I'm usually in charge of the bigger [items], like the turkey and the sides, but I always have my sister and my sister-in-law — one of them does desserts and one of them does appetizers."

Geoffrey Zakarian

"Making reservations."

Katie Lee

"I mix some maple syrup into my basting broth, and it gives you perfectly golden brown, crispy skin on your turkey."

Sunny Anderson

"Cranberry sauce out of the can. ... I take the jelly. I don't slice it; that looks crazy. You just beat it with a whisk until it becomes a little bit loose, then you add in the [whole cranberries]."

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