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21 Must-Haves for Hosting Thanksgiving

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Spoiler alert: If it’s your first rodeo hosting Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving, you’re going to need a few more essentials than you normally have on hand for your every night dinners. From cooking tools to decorations, we’ve rounded up some must-haves you’ll want to stock up on even before planning your menu. Get to it—Thanksgiving is coming in hot!  

1. Sonos Wireless Smart Speakers Starter Set, $298

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You’ll need to set the tone for a fun evening.  

2. LOHASCASA Navy Blue Plaid Tablecloth, $23.90

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Decorate your table in plaid or harvest hues.  

3. Round Woven Champagne Placemats, $19.99

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Add a little shine with some champagne placemats.

4. Rust Orange and Navy Plaid Cloth Napkins, $28

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It’s going to get messy. Be stylishly prepared.  

5. Handcrafted Wooden Napkin Rings, $19.99

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Wooden napkin rings are a nice touch.  

6. Stone & Beam Ceramic Vase, $34.99

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Add some flair to the table with a vase full of flowers in fall hues.  

7. Gurgle Pot, $40

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The cutest water pitcher that makes a gurgling sound when pouring.  

8. AmazonBasics 18-Piece Glassware Set, $24.99 

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Be sure to have plenty of glassware on hand.

9. Riedel Wine Glasses, Pay for 6 get 8, $149.95 

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And plenty of wine glasses!

10. Rachael Ray 12-pc. Dinnerware Set, $44.04

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The more guests you’re hosting, the more plates you’ll need.

11. Rose Gold Flatware, $46.98

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Take your flatware up a notch.

12. Thankful Serving Platter, $44.95

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You’ll likely need a few platters—one for the turkey, and a few for the sides.  

13. Set of 4 Indian Serving Spoons, $11.99

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You always need more serving spoons than you think!

14. Cook N Home Roaster, $27.37

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Speaking of turkey… You’ll need a pan to roast the bird.  

15. Norpro Nylon Baster, $3.95

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And a baster to cover it with juices.  

16. Turkey Pop- Up Timers, $9.99

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These will let you know when the bird is done cooking!

17. Top Chef 2-Piece Carving Set, $18.59

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A sharp carving set will allow you to easily slice the turkey.

18. EXTRA LARGE Bamboo Cutting Board with Deep Juice Groove, $21.99

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And of course, a sturdy cutting board to cut the turkey and any vegetables for roasting.

19. Le Creuset Signature Cast-Iron Dutch Oven, $339.95 

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Invest in this popular must-have that come in handy when making mashed potatoes.

20. Cook’ N Carry Portable Slow Cooker, $22.50

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Use a Crock-Pot to easily make sides.

21. Denim Apron, $11.58

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Don’t forget to cover your fancy Thanksgiving duds in an apron.

 

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