Gobble! Gobble! Thanksgiving Ideas From 'Dexter's Julie Benz

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Ssh! "I'm a big believer in semi-homemade," Julie says.

Making your entire Thanksgiving meal from scratch is for the birds. 

"I'm a big believer in semi-homemade. I'm a big believer in letting the experts do the hard work, and fixing it up and making it your own with a few key ingredients," Dexter and Defiance star Julie Benz confesses. 

Give us an example, Julie! "My butternut sage mashed potatoes; I use Boston Market mashed potatoes and add some butternut squash and butter and sage to them."

Sounds delish. What other Thanksgiving ideas does Julie share, including her own family tradition? KEEP READING: Julie Benz Shares How To Make Hosting Thanksgiving A Little Easier

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