Expert Entertaining Tips for Thanksgiving

Try these simple Thanksgiving entertaining tips from Nigella Lawson, Amy Atlas, Donatella Arpaia and Rosanna Bowles, and master the do's and don'ts of Thanksgiving entertaining (22 Photos)

Kristen Aiken on Oct 1, 2013 at 1:25PM

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Expert Entertaining Tips for Thanksgiving

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Donatella Arpaia: Pacing the Meal

You can’t prevent your guests from overeating — it is Thanksgiving, after all! However, I do like to stage a meal — I don’t like to overwhelm guests with heavily laden hors d'oeurves. Keep them light and bite-sized, as they are supposed to whet the appetite. Make sure the turkey is the star, and have a well-planned, balanced menu.

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