Help is at your fingertips today:

“The Splendid Table” radio show: The annual “Turkey Confidential” live call-in takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. The show will air statewide on MPR News stations, including 91.1 KNOW in the Twin Cities. This is the final year for host Lynne Rossetto Kasper; the new host, Francis Lam, will join her, as well as national chefs. Send questions by e-mail via a form on, or call 1-800-537-5252. Tag @splendidtable on Instagram to share Thanksgiving feast photos with the “Turkey Confidential” team.

Butterball Turkey Talk-Line: 1-800-288-8372 all day, or text questions at 1-844-877-3456. Visit for videos, tips and recipes.

Jennie-O Turkey: 1-800-887-5397, all day Thanksgiving Day and Friday. Type in “Thanksgiving” in the search field of the website to bring you directly to recipes for the holiday.

Sara Lee Pie Hotline: 1-888-914-1247 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline: For questions about food safety, call 1-888-674-6854 or visit and click on the Thanksgiving photo to access the holiday information.

Star Tribune Taste: See our video on how to carve a turkey at