This schedule is based on the Family-Friendly Thanksgiving menu.
Up to 2 Days Ahead
Prepare Cranberry Grape Compote up to two weeks ahead; refrigerate. Make Pumpkin Pie; refrigerate.
1 Day Ahead
Dry bread for Chestnut and Apple Stuffing; cool, then store at room temperature in a resealable plastic bag. Make giblet broth for Cider Gravy; cool, then cover and refrigerate.
5 Hours Ahead
Make stuffing, using dried bread. Stuff turkey and place in oven; transfer extra stuffing to a baking dish; cover and refrigerate.
1 Hour Ahead
Remove turkey from oven; make Cider Gravy, using giblet broth. Bake extra stuffing. Remove compote from refrigerator.
Just Before Serving
Remove stuffing from turkey; carve turkey. Reheat gravy, if necessary; whisk smooth. Remove pie from refrigerator; make whipped cream.