"I emailed her!" she said during an appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael." "They weren't there so I went over and I did all the sides in her oven, and my brother was in charge of the turkey that would not cook [in my oven]."
Streep, 65, brought one of her daughters along to help, though she wouldn't say which. However, while she didn't feel the need to poke around Paltrow's digs, her daughter felt otherwise.
"[She] was dying to!" Streep said. "It's a beautiful, beautiful place with the best oven I have ever seen in my life."
For more of Streep's "Thanksgiving disaster" story, watch the video above.