Every year, thousands of home cooks across the United States collectively freak out over whether or not the Thanksgiving Day turkey will come out right.

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Well, now there's insurance for those of us who didn't take up cooking during the pandemic.

For those faced with likely preparing our own birds -- since maybe you can't make it to Grandma's this year and now you're on the hook to cook -- Whole Foods and Progressive Insurance are offering some protection.

USA Today reports the Thanksgiving Turkey Protection Plan is the "first-ever 'insurance' for the beloved centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal."

As with any insurance policy, there's some fine print. You'll need to purchase a Whole Foods brand turkey by Nov. 22. And if the unthinkable should happen -- you burn it, overcook it, undercook it, drop it on the ground as you take it out of the oven -- go to www.turkeyprotectionplan.com to submit a claim.

The first 1,000 eligible "claims" will receive a $35 Whole Foods gift card.

And then you can try again the following Thursday.

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