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A Simply Perfect Roast Turkey

Simple, perfect roast turkey just like grandma used to make. Seasoned with salt and pepper, and basted with turkey stock, the flavors of the turkey really stand out. Stuff with your favorite dressing.

Author: Syd

Chef John's Roast Turkey and Gravy

The biggest myth in all of American cookery is the belief that a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve. One of the secrets to a moist, delicious, and beautiful turkey...

Author: Chef John

Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

My grandmother and mother passed this recipe on to me. It changes just a little every year, because we've never written it down before. But it is always incredibly juicy and succulent!

Author: Kirsten

Deep Fried Turkey

This is an awesome Cajun recipe. Deep-frying makes the turkey crispy on the outside and super juicy on the inside (even the white meat). It also leaves the heat outside! You can deep-fry the turkey in...

Author: Tim and Meredith

Easy Herb Roasted Turkey

This is an easy and delicious recipe for a turkey that is perfectly browned on the outside while being both tender and juicy on the inside!


How to Cook a Turkey

The biggest myth in all of American cookery is that a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve. Even if this is your first time, don't play scared, this will work! There...

Author: Chef John

The Greatest Grilled Turkey

Although not very traditional, grilling turkey is the best way of cooking it -- it comes out tender and juicy every time! The turkey drippings may be used to prepare a gravy by placing a metal pan under...

Author: Bob Cody

Very Moist and Flavorful Roast Turkey

Does your turkey need a boost of moisture and flavor? Try this! Tweak it to your own liking as much as your imagination wants. Carve the entire turkey and save the bones, joints, tail, wing tips, drippings,...

Author: Andie

The World's Best Turkey

This recipe makes a deliciously moist turkey.

Author: Sarah

Bacon Wrapped Turkey

A quick and easy Thanksgiving turkey recipe with a twist! Cook turkey for a total of 13 minutes per pound.

Author: Alex Bega

Perfect Turkey

A perfectly seasoned and juicy turkey. My friend from France taught me to cook turkey like this, but she never measures anything so use your own judgment for vegetable amounts, etc. I usually err on the...

Author: Shelly White

Rosemary Roasted Turkey

This recipe makes your turkey moist and full of flavor. You can also use this recipe for Cornish game hens, chicken breasts or roasting chicken. Select a turkey sized according to the amount of people...

Author: Star Pooley

Turkey in a Smoker

This is a great recipe for smoked turkey. A barbecue grill is nearly impossible to cook a large bird. A smoker is best for this. I prefer hickory chips or hickory wood. Hickory generates a more even smokiness...

Author: Doug Kacsir

Easy Beginner's Turkey with Stuffing

This easy to make turkey is great for beginners, but experts will find it equally delicious. Adjust the cooking time for different sized birds.

Author: DD123

Cajun Deep Fried Turkey

Delicious, juicy and tender, this recipe was given to me by a true Cajun sixteen years ago and has been on our Thanksgiving table ever since. The injector and instructions for frying came with our fryer...

Author: Peg in East Tennessee

Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing

Absolutely delicious. The fresh corn bread adds so much flavor! Use bacon or ground pork. You can add whatever you like, but this is the way i always make mine. I often add or change things. Enjoy.

Author: ltjohnson

Turkey in a Bag

This is a very easy way to make a Thanksgiving turkey using an oven bag. The bird will be perfectly moist when done, and you can make gravy out of the juice that forms in the bottom of the bag. Plus, cleanup...



This is a turkey stuffed with a duck, stuffed with a chicken stuffed with dressing. You will need toothpicks and kitchen string for this recipe.

Author: Stephanie

Maple Roast Turkey and Gravy

A New England style turkey with maple syrup. It makes for a mellow Thanksgiving dinner. Try stuffing it with Cranberry, Sausage and Apple Stuffing. If fresh marjoram is unavailable, 2 teaspoons of dried...

Author: Ibby

Roast Spatchcock Turkey

This roasting method results in the juiciest, crispiest turkey cooked in a fraction of the time it usually takes. The secret is to remove the backbone and flatten out the bird. Carving is a whole lot easier,...

Author: foodelicious

Maple Roast Turkey

This is the perfect turkey. The maple adds a sweet flavor that is just divine. A family favorite! Substitute 2 teaspoons dried marjoram if fresh marjoram is not available.

Author: Christine L.

Herb Glazed Roasted Turkey

The holiday season means it's Turkey Time. I could never figure out why so many people wanted to come over...until they confessed it was my recipe for turkey! Gobble, Gobble! I do not stuff the turkey....

Author: lovestocook

BBQ Turkey

This is a great BBQ Turkey recipe. We almost never have any leftovers. This recipe can be used with almost any size bird.

Author: Julie G

Turkey and Stuffing

Turkey and stuffing like Grandma used to make. Sage adds a special pungent flavor to this simple recipe. Adjust the ingredients and cooking time as appropriate for different sized turkeys.

Author: VICKI C

Grilled Whole Turkey

This is an easy way to cook a Thanksgiving turkey and free up your oven for other dishes.

Author: Rtarver

Holiday Turkey With Honey Orange Glaze

The best recipe by far we have ever made for Thanksgiving. The glaze makes the turkey sweet and succulent!

Author: Sarah Watson

Garbage Can Turkey

Not the conventional way of cooking a turkey, but the results are amazing and the bird tastes wonderful. Seasoning can be added, but is not necessary.

Author: GLORIA2003

Apple Stuffed Turkey

This simple recipe takes the headache out of holiday baking. There are only three ingredients, and no basting or constant checking is required.

Author: meezermex

Lauren's Apple Cider Roast Turkey

The most delicious turkey ever! The brine is well worth the extra time the night before; the result is a juicy, perfectly seasoned turkey. A brined turkey cooks 20-30 minutes faster; keep that in mind...

Author: Lauren

English Honey Roasted Turkey

Because I usually have very herb- and chestnut-filled stuffing, I wanted a roast turkey that is simple and traditional. I picked up this recipe in England, and absolutely love it. The gravy made from the...

Author: JLamb36

Upside Down Turkey

This is a simple way to prepare a moist turkey without stuffing. The secret ingredient is butter -- it enhances the bird's natural flavor. When the turkey is done, the juices may be used to prepare a gravy...

Author: BLOND2

Fast Upside Down Turkey

Here I've tested out not one, but two new things - cooking a turkey at a very high heat, as well as cooking it upside-down, which I've heard for decades is the way to go if you want moist, juicy meat....

Author: Chef John

Buttermilk Brined Turkey

Marinating turkey in a buttermilk brine is the way to go for the most tender and flavorful turkey. Even the leftover white meat stays moist when reheated.

Author: Soup Loving Nicole

Gas Grill Turkey

This turkey cooked on a gas grill comes out juicy with a lovely brown, crisp skin.

Author: scoobyj45

Roast Turkeys With Rich Pan Gravy

Over the years, I've developed a first-rate, do-ahead menu. Here's how: I roast two small turkeys instead of one big one. We all like the idea of someone carving the turkey at the table, but here's the...

Author: USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson

Simple Deep Fried Turkey

If you like a more traditional tasting turkey, this is the one for you. No injecting, no marinades, no complicated rubs.

Author: sgtsquarepants

Ma Lipo's Apricot Glazed Turkey with Roasted Onion and Shallot Gravy

The glaze gives a wonderful sheen to the bird. If fresh sage is unavailable use 1/4 teaspoon dried sage. Glaze, herb butter, and onion mixture can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover separately and chill. Bring...

Author: Christine L.

Sous Vide Whole Turkey

I looked everywhere online to find a way to sous vide a whole turkey. Nothing! The recipes either recommended taking the turkey apart (just not compatible with a traditional Thanksgiving), or getting a...

Author: marc007

Chef John's Boneless Whole Turkey

The idea of removing pesky bones before your bird makes its grand Thanksgiving entrance is worth considering. Not only do you get an impressive looking roast to wow the table, but carving is significantly...

Author: Chef John

Salvadorian Roasted Turkey

My Salvadorian mother-in-law taught me this recipe, and it's become our family's favorite. I want everyone to enjoy it like we do!

Author: JENNF45

Spicy Brined Turkey

If you want a tender, juicy turkey without all of the basting, this spicy brined turkey is the thing for you.

Author: Andrea Parker

Pomegranate Molasses Glazed Turkey

If you're like most people, you've probably made the same turkey every Thanksgiving, year after year. Why not jazz up the flavor this time with a little pomegranate molasses? This Middle Eastern syrup...

Author: Shauna James Ahern

Honey Smoked Turkey

Sweet and light, this is the easiest way to cook a big bird! It will be the best turkey you have ever had. The breast is moist and juicy, and the honey makes a great thin sauce. I hope you enjoy it as...


A Simply Perfect Roast Turkey

Simple, perfect roast turkey just like grandma used to make. Seasoned with salt and pepper, and basted with turkey stock, the flavors of the turkey really stand out. Stuff with your favorite dressing.

Author: Syd

Cola Roast Turkey

Want a delicious, tender, juicy and BEAUTIFUL turkey? Try what my Grandpa taught me when I was just a little girl. I've ALWAYS made my turkey this way and it always turns out great. And besides, you get...

Author: Leslie Eickhoff-Davis

Smoked Turkey

This is an easy to make recipe. I've tried numerous others using colas, fancy pans, etc., but none come out near as good as this. Keeping it simple is the best way. Be sure to use a high-quality charcoal,...

Author: Glenn

Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

A simple, down to basics recipe when it comes to the good old tom turkey.

Author: Robin C.

Gobbler Cobbler


Author: Bibi

Orange and Maple Glazed Turkey

This recipe has become a Thanksgiving regular, it's fast cooking and absolutely delicious. The smells coming from the oven are more than wonderful.

Author: Edwin H. Kluge Jr.

Evil Turkey

This recipe makes the best turkey ever. It's great for Thanksgiving, potlucks, or dinner parties. Its can be made a day in advance to save time. It's a wonderful dish with just the right amount of spice...

Author: Dreamthief