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Get Your Kids In on the Thanksgiving Cooking

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We're up to our elbows in Thanksgiving prep. You too? Let's take a minute to get our kids—or nieces, or nephews, or friends' kids—in on the action. Simmer has given us a little window into the kitchens of some of our favorite people in food media (including our very own Amanda Hesser!) this holiday season—adorable sous chefs and all. Here's how they're cooking with their kids this year:

Food52's own Amanda Hesser—and her daughter Addison—make a Butternut Squash Purée

Karen Shimizu from Rodale's Organic Life prepares a Pan-Seared Coconut Kale:

Kate Heddings from Food & Wine shares her recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread:

Carla Lalli Music from Bon Appétit makes Parker House Rolls.

David Ellner, founder of Simmer, cooks Hugh Acheson's One-Hour Spatchcocked Turkey:

Did you put your daughter in charge of the turkey, like David did? Tell us how you're cooking with your kids this Thanksgiving in the comments.

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