Does your family stand clear when you’re toting the carving knife on Thanksgiving day? Perhaps frightened by that frustrated look in your eye? You’re not alone. So many of us can knock out a killer bird—all golden brown and glistening—but then we stand slack-jawed in front of it when it comes time to carve. This video, from our sister site Fine Cooking, shows you how to carve a bird without having to reach for the first aid kit.