The Best Free Thanksgiving Apps for Your Holiday Planning

Published on November 24, 2013

Thanksgiving day planning can get a little hectic. Thankfully, there are (of course) apps for that! Here are 4 fantastic (and free!) Thanksgiving apps for your mobile devices.

1. Thanksgiving: A Bon Appétit Manual

If you're a fan of the "Bon Appétit" magazine, then this is a great app for you! It comes with 101 fantastic recipes, spanning from traditional food fare to the slightly more exotic dishes for the adventurous. Additionally, it includes cooking advice and technique videos.

And don't forget their fantastic scheduling tool! Keeping track of all your dishes on Thanksgiving day can be difficult, so use this app to keep everything in check. [For iPhone/iPad]

The Best Free Thanksgiving Apps for Your Holiday Planning2. Bing Food & Drink

Did you overbuy a certain item? Want to see what you can make with it?

This app is great for helping you put together some last minute dishes so your food doesn't go to waste. Simply enter in what you have, and Bing will pull up some recipes that include your ingredients.

This app also includes thousands of recipes that have been compiled from popular websites, and an awesome wine encyclopedia so you can pair the right kind of wines with your meal. [For Windows]

The Best Free Thanksgiving Apps for Your Holiday Planning3. CHOW's Thanksgiving Dinner Coach

A must have for feast-preparers! This app can be a lifesaver.

Eliminate a lot of stress from your Thanksgiving day with CHOW's breakdown calendar. The calendar lays out exactly what you have to do each day leading up to Thanksgiving, and then compiles a grocery shopping list based on the recipes you choose. It will also calculate prep times. [For iPhone/iPad]

The Best Free Thanksgiving Apps for Your Holiday Planning4. Butterball Cookbook Plus

Say goodbye to dry turkey forever! Tips and how-to videos help walk you through creating a delicious Thanksgiving day feast. Have a turkey emergency? Use their hotline! Tweet them your turkey questions and they'll help out.

This app includes free recipes each month that you can continue to use once the holiday season is over. [For iPhone/iPad]

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