Need help with your Thanksgiving dinner, call the Butterball turkey hotline. How about those wacky Thanksgiving Help Line calls for Thanksgiving Day 2010? There are plenty of help lines to call. Some of the more popular ones are: 1-800-BUTTERBALL Talk Line, Reynolds Wrap Turkey Tips Line + 1-800-745-4000, Crisco Pie Hotline 1-877-367-7438, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-800-535-4555. Too ‘digital’ to use a telephone? No problem, you ‘modern’ cyber-cooks can always seek help at the Food & Wine magazine holiday help Facebook page, or tweet or text the Food Network’s In The Kitchen app + Thanksgiving help section when you need to ‘talk turkey’ for your Thanksgiving Day dinner. The Butterball hotline has more than 10,000 callers Thanksgiving Day loaded with everything from stupid questions Butterball Turkey Hotline to genuine turkey disasters.

1965:  An American family admire a turkey their mother is bringing to  the table. A small Christmas tree with presents is in the background.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

So you’re having trouble with your green bean casserole? The temperature and cooking time on your Butterball turkey? Maybe that sweet potato pie just doesn’t look like the picture in the cookbook? There are plenty of toll free help lines to call for help.

If you don’t mind spending a few bucks, for just $1.99, you can get the brand new ‘In The Kitchen’ app for your iPhone and iPads from the Food Network. Just launched this month, over 45,000 recipes are available at your finger tips. They even provide shopping lists, too. Editors of Food and Wine magazine are holding on-line chats on Twitter and Facebook to provide ‘real-time’ help.

Of course, if you don’t mind actually using a telephone to speak with a human being, then there are the old-time, venerable 800-numbers, like those of Butterball Turkey Talk Line and Reynolds Wrap. Martha Stewart has her hotline staffed this year with 30 chefs around the clock. Her satellite radio show on SIRIUS channel 112 and XM channel 157 will be on from 7am till 5pm EST, with a repeat at 7pm. An all star cast includes Emeril Lagasse, Rick Bayless, Wolfgang Puck, and two of my personal favorite chefs, Mario Batali and Alton Brown. Her hotline number is 866-675-6675.

So remember those wacky Thanksgiving Help Line calls if you need help this Thanksgiving day 2010 with your Butterball turkey. Popular ones like: 1-800-BUTTERBALL Talk Line was the first, Reynolds Wrap Turkey Tips Line + 1-800-745-4000, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-800-535-4555, and the Crisco Pie Hotline 1-877-367-7438, all will be happy to assist you and save you from a turkey disaster. The Butterball hotline gets more than 10,000 callers Thanksgiving Day and will be open straight through December. While some have stupid questions, the Butterball turkey hotline will answer all. For you ‘modern’ cyber-cooks can always seek help at the Food & Wine magazine holiday help Facebook page, or tweet or text the Food Network’s In The Kitchen app + Thanksgiving help section when you need to ‘talk turkey’ for your Thanksgiving Day dinner. Gobble-Gobble!

circa 1955:  A woman puts the turkey into the oven for christmas dinner.  (Photo by Sherman/Three Lions/Getty Images)circa 1955:  A Thanksgiving turkey comes to the table watched by the family.  (Photo by Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images)

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