All the Thanksgiving Hotlines You Could Possibly Need
These experts can answer all your Turkey day questions.
— -- The holidays are a time of serious stress -– especially if you’re hosting. The potential for food gone wrong is high, but these Thanksgiving hotlines have you covered.
For all your turkey traumas, pie pitfalls, cranberry conundrums and more, call on these experts to turn your meal around.
For your turkey questions:
Butterball Turkey Talk-Line
Nov. 3 – Nov. 26: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CST, weekdays
Nov. 22 – Nov. 23: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST
Nov. 27: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. CST
Nov. 28 – Dec. 23: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST, weekdays
Dec. 20 – Dec. 21: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST
Dec. 24: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST
The USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Empire Kosher Poultry Customer Hotline
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Honeysuckle White Turkey Line
24-hour automated tips
Shady Brook Farms Dial-a-Chef Holiday Hotline
24-hour recorded tips
Perdue Chicken Consumer Helpline
Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST
Monday, November 24: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST
Tuesday, November 25: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST
Wednesday, November 26: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST
Thanksgiving Day: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Friday, November 28: CLOSED
Online hotline year-round with real-time answers from employees and community members. During the holidays, there is always someone from Food52 answering questions.
Enter your question into the form and Serious Eats' managing culinary director Kenji Lopez-Alt will publish an answer.
For your bread and dessert needs:
Betty Crocker’s online question & answer program where users input their baking/cooking related questions and have a Betty Crocker kitchens expert answer them. All of these questions are then posted on the site for people to see and learn from.
Fleischmann’s Yeast Baker Hotline
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST
Libby’s Pumpkin Information Line
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST
King Arthur Flour
Seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST
In addition to calling, you can chat live with a King Arthur professional baker online or email your question.
Seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.
Sara Lee Pie Hotline
Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST
Thanksgiving Day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST
Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST
November 10 through 26: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST
December 15 through 23: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST
December 24: 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST
Cranberry sauce help:
Ocean Spray Holiday Helpline
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST