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We’re still two-ish months away from Thanksgiving, but for many holiday hosts, planning has already begun. The biggest question? How to manage several dishes—and guests—at once. To ease some of that anxiety around planning and executing this major feast, we asked two experts—Food52’s Food Stylist Anna Billingskog and Resident Erin Jeanne McDowell —for their best Thanksgiving hosting advice. Based on their tips, we created the following timeline to help you tackle planning, prepping, and cooking for the big day.