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Must-Note Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal

Sep 27, 2017

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Thanksgiving is around the corner and it’s time to get your festive plans organized. Get off on the right foot with some key Thanksgiving prep tips and recipes from T-Fal! 

T-Fal makes thanksgiving easy by just picking up a few of their nifty gadgets. The set-it-and-forget-it setting gives you time to prep ahead and cook up the rest of the meal or actually hang out with your guests. With a little planning ahead it’s easy to get dinner going hours before guests arrive.

The T-Fal website has information about all their products as well as lots of recipes to make using their gadgets. We’ve selected Thanksgiving spread with a twist, all of which is brought to you by T-Fal. The selection of products really makes it easy to create meals on end without needing another appliance. From prep to a main dish, to drinks and desserts, T-Fal has you covered.

Beverages with the Express Control Kettle

As the weather is getting chilly and you are welcoming guests to your lovely abode, why not offer up something warm to sip on. T-Fal has a great line of kettles including the Express Control Kettle, which has a 1.7 litre capacity, various temperature settings to customize your drinks, a quick touch boil option, boil dry protection for safety, a warm feature and more.

Earl Grey Latte – Vanilla


  • 15 grams of Earl Grey (or 5 heaping teaspoons)
  • ½ litre semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split in two
  • 120 g sugar powder or chopped (or 6 tablespoons)


This recipe was developed in partnership with Tea By Thé.

In a saucepan, heat the semi-skimmed milk with a vanilla pod, cut in half. When milk is hot (do not boil), set aside.

With a knife, grab some vanilla seeds and mix with hot milk.

Add the litre of Earl Grey.

Add powdered sugar in pieces, taste and sweeten to desired taste.

Mix well and serve hot in mugs.

Alternative: Put in the fridge to cool and the mixture can be served iced. You can also replace the vanilla with vanilla sugar, vanilla powder or liquid.

Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal
Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal: Express Control Kettle. Photo Credit: T-Fal

Main Course with the 25-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker

More than just your typical pressure cooker, the 25-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker has 25 settings including rice, oatmeal, steam, browning, baking, baby food and the list continues. With the large capacity, this cooker has an up to 24 hour delayed start time, two safety valves and the automatic keep warm function. It is great for big meals like Thanksgiving, so you can prepare the main course ahead of time and keep it warm until serving time.

In true Thanksgiving fashion, here is a tasty turkey dish made using this appliance.

Braised Turkey with Vegetables and Brandy


  • 4 turkey portions (skinned)
  • 40 g butter
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) brandy
  • 300 ml chicken stock
  • 2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) dried mixed herbs
  • Salt and pepper


Peel and slice the carrots and onions. Heat the butter in the open pan. Brown the turkey pieces on all sides. Remove from pan.

Brown the carrots and onions. Place the turkey portions on top. Pour in the brandy and liquid.

Sprinkle over the herbs, salt and pepper. Close lid and set pressure selector to level 2.

Bring to pressure and cook for 12 to 15 minutes depending on size of the pieces.

Turn the pressure selector to the steam release position or place the cooker under cold running water. Use the cooking liquid to make gravy or a sauce.

Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal
Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal: 25-In-1 Electric Pressure Cooker. Photo Credit: T-Fal


Side Dish with the EZ Clean Deep Fryer

With its exclusive patented draining system, the EZ Clean 3.5L Deep Fryer from T-Fal is great to whip up healthier versions of delicious foods. Completely dishwasher safe, this deep fryer takes the guess work out of frying by providing an oil cleaning filtering mesh, a visible oil compartment, an oil colour code, and a viewing window. Large enough for family servings, it’s a great appliance to make large quantities of food quickly to serve hungry crowds.

Russian Potato Fritters


  • 1 kg old potatoes
  • 110 g grated Parmesan
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 1 egg separated
  • A pinch of salt
  • 150 ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon oil


To make the batter, in a bowl mix the flour and salt together.

Make a well in the centre and add the egg yolk, milk and oil.

Beat vigorously until smooth and lump free.

Gently fold in the stiffly beaten egg white.

Peel the potatoes and cut into slices 1 cm thick.

Sprinkle with the grated Parmesan.

Coat with batter and deep fry for 4 to 5 minutes.

Drain and serve.

Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal
Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal: EZ Clean Deep Fryer. Photo Credit: T-Fal


Dessert in a Wok

The T-Fal Mosaic line is perfect to create meals from just about anywhere in the world. The Mosaic Wok is so multifunctional for cooking you can make just about anything in it. This simple raspberry compote is an easy sauce to dress up any dessert option: ice cream, crepes, pound cake, etc.

Raspberry Compote


  • 250 g raspberries
  • 30 g icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water


Put the raspberries in a bowl and sprinkle with the sugar and one tablespoon of water. Leave at room temperature for an hour. The sugar should have dissolved, and some liquid should have come out of the raspberries. Add the mixture to a fry pan and bring the mixture to the boil and simmer for about five minutes so that the raspberries are breaking down and most of the liquid has evaporated. Leave to cool then serve with any dessert of your choice or transfer to the fridge in a tightly covered container until needed.

Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal
Thanksgiving Prep Tips & Recipes By T-Fal: Mosaic Line. Photo Credit: T-Fal


Now that you’ve got your cooking gear and menu all set, you and you’re guests will be filled with the spirit of giving thanks.


Main Image Photo Credit: Onequest.com 



Geeta Wahab


Cultivating a life she loves, Geeta (@geets.suites) is chasing all her passions, including her love for home décor. As a brand new home owner, her current journey has launched her further into that world - check out her Instagram @geets.suites for tidbits of her story and other decorating pieces. A...


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