What time do you eat Thanksgiving dinner?

What's your favorite Thanksgiving dinner time? Some feast in the early afternoon, while others wait until traditional dinnertime to carve the turkey. There are benefits to both! What time do you eat Thanksgiving dinner, and why? I'm curious to know the most common hour! Share your thoughts below.

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  •   -   11/02/2020

    We like to eat around 4:00 or a little earlier. This means we don't need to race (and wake up extra early!) to get the meal on the table by lunchtime. And the entire day isn't spent in the kitchen leading up to a later dinnertime. There is plenty of time to digest and do dishes while still having more of the day to enjoy together, and anyone who gets hungry again later can help themselves to leftovers.

  •   -   11/02/2020

    We invite out-of-town family, so our Thanksgiving dinner typically starts around 4pm (opening up the home around 1) which allows them to wake up casually and not rush the drive. We typically snack all day on delicious appetizers!

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