The first time is always scary (insert inappropriate joke here).

One of AJ's friends in Milwaukee is cooking and carving a turkey alone for the first time for her work potluck, and just her luck, AJ had found a video online with step-by-step instructions on how to carve a turkey.

via Pat & AJ

Of course, before you carve, you must thaw, stuff and cook. So here's everything you need to know in one spot. It sounds intimidating, but it's really pretty simple. Just don't lose a finger! Good luck and Happy Thanksgiving!