Thanksgiving Live! Behind the Scenes

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Ina's turkey

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Ina's Accidental Turkey is a success! Bobby and Giada applaud the results.

Turkey

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Turkey dinner is served! Bobby demonstrates how he carves up the bird.

Ina's green beans

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Everyone goes in for a taste of Ina's Green Beans Gremolata.

Bobby and Giada toast

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Bobby and Giada toast with a Spanish Cranberry Sparkling Martini.

Alton

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Alton recommends using a probe in the deepest part of the breast to ensure the turkey is cooked just right. But make sure the digital reader stays outside of the oven: "This doesn't go in the oven, otherwise it's bad eats," jokes Alton.

Giada and Ina

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Ina loves to rub her turkey with olive oil and Giada agrees! "I like my turkey nice and brown," says Giada.

Bobby, Giada and Ina

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Giada gets a sampling of Bobby's Roasted Turkey a la Tangerine. Bobby says his favorite part of the bird is the oyster, which he steals before the turkey goes out to the table.

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