3 apps to help you avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster

Your mobile phone or tablet can’t cook your Thanksgiving meal for you, but they can definitely get you out a jam if you cook yourself into a corner. Here are three apps that will make the ordeal of Thanksgiving dinner easier.

Forget recipes, Food52 wants to crowdsource cooking itself

Since its launch in 2009, Food52 has become a premier destination for community-vetted recipes online, but its founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have grown even more ambitious. They want to build a crowdsourced clearinghouse of culinary knowledge that cooks can access anywhere on the Web.