ANNUAL THANKSGIVING HANDBOOK : How to stuff and roast a turkey, plus other tips for panicked cooks.

Whether it’s your first time or your 30th, there’s always a point as you cook Thanksgiving dinner when you could use alittle help. Maybe it’s carving pointers you need, or a brush-up course on gravy. This year, we’ve revised our annual handbook with new photos and updated information--The US-DA, for instance, has shortened its recommended cooking times for turkey. And we’ve added a new recipe for pumpkin pie. Consider this section your personal holiday cheat sheet.

* Mash potatos, Gravy and carving tips, H20.

* Pies and Cranberry Sauce, H18.