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Web surfers turn to Yahoo! for Thanksgiving help in the kitchen

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and people are searching Yahoo! frantically to try to finalize their last minute cooking plans. 

From "Thanksgiving recipes" to "Butterball turkey coupon" to "how to cook a turkey", Americans are turning to the internet for answers.

According to Yahoo!, the top searched Thanksgiving recipes this week include:

  1. Sweet potato recipe
  2. Turkey recipes
  3. Pumpkin pie recipes
  4. Butternut squash recipes
  5. Stuffing recipe
  6. Apple crisp recipe
  7. Pumpkin bread recipe
  8. Pumpkin cheesecake recipe
  9. cornbread dressing recipe
  10. Cornbread recipes

According to Yahoo!, the top searched side dishes include:

  1. Stuffing
  2. Green bean casserole
  3. Sweet potatoes / sweet potato casserole
  4. Cranberry sauce
  5. Potato soup
  6. Mashed potatoes
  7. Scalloped potatoes
  8. Cornbread dressing
  9. Salad
  10. Bread

According to Yahoo!, the top searched pies include:

  1. Pumpkin pie recipe
  2. Sweet potato pie
  3. Apple pie
  4. Pecan pie recipe
  5. Lemon meringue pie
  6. Mud pie
  7. Peanut butter pie
  8. Cherry pie
  9. Key lime pie
  10. Cream pies

As far as answering questions in the kitchen, According to Yahoo!, the top turkey how-tos over the past two weeks include:

  1. How to cook a turkey?
  2. How long to cook a turkey?
  3. How to brine a turkey?
  4. How to smoke a turkey?
  5. How to deep-fry a turkey?
  6. How to carve a turkey?
  7. How long can you keep a turkey frozen?
  8. How to season a turkey?
  9. How long to thaw a turkey?
  10. How to grill a turkey?

Additional Thanksgiving related questions on Yahoo! this week include:

  1. How big of a turkey do I need?
  2. How much turkey per person?
  3. How much turkey for (10, 12, 20) people?
  4. What wine goes with turkey?
  5. What is the red thing on a turkey?
  6. How much does a turkey cost?
  7. Where to buy a turkey?
  8. Where was the turkey first domesticated?
  9. What restaurants are open on Thanksgiving?
  10. Where to order Thanksgiving dinner?
  11. Where to buy fried turkey?
  12. Difference between sweet potatoes and yams?


(Source: This information is from a press release, courtesy of Yahoo!)

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