Besides the joy of stuffing yourself with turkey, there's no beating the traditional pies that come with Thanksgiving. Sure, pecan is often preferred, but you can't beat homemade pumpkin pie.

Unfortunately, baking is not a forte for many these days outside of instant cookies and microwave brownies, but I'm all for trying.

Spoiler Alert: Unless you specifically bought 'canned pumpkin' to make your pie, it's probably not pumpkin. This includes most 'kits' you buy in store.

If that's a deal breaker for you, here is an epic guide of how to DIY a pie yourself.

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