The planning that you did back in Plan Ahead! will serve you well now, because you know how many people you are cooking for, which recipes you are making, what equipment you are borrowing, which dishes guests are bringing, and what you still need to buy. You also have printouts of the graphical schedule for following your plan, so you can refer to those for a handy overview of this chapter.
Now it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work!
About a week before Thanksgiving, you should start thinking about these items. Some need to be done a certain amount of time before Thanksgiving, and others are just good to do before you start cooking:
•Double-check your lists to be sure you have the necessary supplies ...