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ESSENCE.COM Nov, 21, 2008

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For holidays, G. Garvin enjoys letting others in his family do the cooking—though his expertise is often sought.

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Garvin says preparation is key in preparing for a holiday feast.

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The chef is a fan of splitting up the work when it comes to big family dinners.

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After the main course is done, Garvin says turkey and filet mignon are great to multipurpose for sandwiches, stew and more.

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Garvin rolls up his sleeves to feed the displaced every Thanksgiving.

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Garvin shows off his bright smile.

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The chef likes to mix things up in his kitchen.

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The famous cook takes his role in the kitchen serious and would love to meet a woman who also enjoys cooking.

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Garvin breaks down great meals that can easily be done at home in his new book, “Dining In,” (Meredith) released in October.

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Garvin has competition in the kitchen with his daughter, 5, who is already scrambling eggs.

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