Trained cooking aides, online information, and hotline recordings are available to answer queries and help resolve problems that arise during Thanksgiving meal preparation.
Butterball Turkey Talk Line: 800-288-8372. Experts answer live questions during November and December on www.butterball.com.
USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline: 888-674-6854. Food specialists address questions of food prep and safety, or go to www.foodsafety.gov.
Thanksgiving cooking guide: Online at www.philly.com/food.