With the holiday season officially here, many of us are scrambling to fill in the missing pieces to make Turkey Day a success. We at Culinary Connectors believe every holiday should be relaxed, and filled with excellent wine and tasty food! Here are a few ideas to help you accomplish these things. In order to help keep you happy and up-beat when the in-laws arrive, Mondo Vino in the Highlands offers up to15% off for a full case of any one single wine and 5% off for a full case of any one single beer. For easy and delicious appetizers, stop by Pajama Baking Company for freshly baked baguettes and house-made hummus or spinach artichoke spread. Boulder’s newly opened Cured will hook you up with artisan cheeses, salumi and even wine to help get the party started. Also in Boulder, The Dish Gourmet has you covered from turkey to pie and everything in between–order must be in by today for you last minute planners! Many believe the best part of Thanksgiving is the grand finale pie and we have two dessert divas to end your meal on high note: Happy Cakes is making not only the traditional pumpkin, but also apple, cherry and sweet potato pies. Boulder’s Piece, Love and Chocolate will have chocolatey variations on holiday favorites such as Chocolate Pumpkin Pie, a traditional pumpkin pie with a chocolate crust and pumpkin chocolate swirls sure to leave your guests bragging (and envious of) of your great find. So while we can’t promise a completely stress-free Thanksgiving, we hope these culinary gems will help, at least a little.