Thanksgiving 2020: Your guide to Turkey Day

It’s finally here. Turkey Day.

We love Thanksgiving. Yes, we mean the food. But gathering with loved ones we see too rarely makes the holidays so special.

The pandemic has thrown a wrench into everyone’s plans. We have to play by different rules this year, meaning virtual Thanksgiving dinners or not seeing our relatives at all.

Regardless, we’re here to give thanks and fill you in on how Alabama celebrates Thanksgiving in 2020, with delicious recipes from famous Alabamians, tips from chefs and much more.

Alabama Celebrity Recipes:

Thanksgiving 2020: Sara Evans shares her mom’s recipe for Refrigerator Rolls

The country singer says this recipe comes from her mother, Patricia Boggs, and is one of her favorites.

Thanksgiving 2020: Taylor Hicks shares a family recipe for mac & cheese

When his family gathers for the holiday in Alabama, they’re primed for this dish, the singer-songwriter says.

Thanksgiving 2020: Roy Wood Jr. shares his mom’s recipe for deviled eggs

“I can eat a dozen of them and happily levitate off of the couch and then those egg farts start to hit,” the comedian says.

Thanksgiving 2020: Lucy Buffett shares her recipe for Turkey Gumbo

Thriftiness and gratitude flavor this dish.

More on Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving plans a tough call for health officials, too

From canceled travel plans to Zoom blessings, plans have changed.

Don’t bring up these topics at the Thanksgiving table this year

Trump? Masks? The dry turkey? Forget about it.

A Midwestern Thanksgiving stuffing recipe even Southerners will love

Yes, it’s cooked inside the bird. AL.com colleagues weight in on the great dressing vs. stuffing debate.

Rick Bragg’s perfect Thanksgiving meal: ‘Anything to make it unhealthy’

“I am a huge mashed potato fan, which should be obvious from looking at me.” What does Rick Bragg want on his first Thanksgiving plate?

Thanksgiving leftovers: Creative ways to reboot them

Tips on how to revamp turkey, dressing and other trad faves.

Thanksgiving 2020: Where to get takeout for Turkey Day in Alabama

Not in the mood to cook? These restaurants are offering Thanksgiving fare to go.

How do you even do a virtual Thanksgiving with your family?

Can you pass the gravy via Zoom?

Thanksgiving 2020: What’s open, what’s closed? Walmart, Target, grocery stores, drug stores, banks

What’s open and what’s closed on Thanksgiving 2020?

29 shows about family you should stream this Thanksgiving

From “Gilmore Girls” to “The Wonder Years,” there are options.

Here’s where to find a free Thanksgiving meal in Alabama

Numerous businesses and organizations across the state are hosting giveaways and meals for people in need this Thanksgiving.

Yes, Thanksgiving food is good; here’s how we’d rank the essentials

Why do people hate turkey? Dressing? Gravy? Are they nuts?

Black Friday:

Black Friday 2020 hours: Store hours for Walmart, Target, Kohl’s, Best Buy, more

Walmart’s Black Friday sale is live online now: Here are some of the deals

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