→This post doesn’t quite fit into the “social media savvy” category, but as we all know, being “tech savvy” is even more important (otherwise how are you going to navigate around all those new platforms?)
With Thanksgiving less than a week away, we not only have turkey on the brain, but short cuts as well. Long live Google, the one-click holiday cornucopia, overflowing with words of wisdom and even better, apps, to make the execution of a killer Thanksgiving meal worthy of a Staples’ Easy button.
Hail Chow Thanksgiving Dinner Coach, an app stocked with nine simple Thanksgiving recipes, and easy-to-follow instructions. All you have to do is choose which dishes you want to make, and the app provides step-by-step guidance. Added bonus? The app also coaches you through meal prep and creates a shopping list based on your chosen menu.
And, since savory always must be followed by sweet, check out Appetite’s Easy as Pie iPhone and iPad app, where over 5 hours of step-by-step video recipes will show you how to create 20 homemade pies, doughs, and toppings from scratch. (The pumpkin chai sounds divine.)
Thanksgiving is a time to shut down your computer and stow your cell on a shelf for a while to truly focus on those closest to you. That said, you’ve now got a pretty good reason to keep your phone attached to your hip—at least until dinner’s ready.
Oh, and just for fun, here are CNN‘s 5 Thanksgiving apps you should gobble up. Let us know what you think. And, happy eating.