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-------Sister brand Southern Living's Test Kitchen has figured out the best way for you to properly thaw your Thanksgiving bird. If you need a quick thaw, or if you've got a week, their tips will give you the best results, no matter your timeline. Pro tip: It always helps to write a reminder on your calendar so you don't forget.


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