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Perfect Turkey in an Electric Roaster Oven

I never found good information on making a great whole roasted turkey in an electric roaster oven and thought I'd share my tried and true tips for making your holiday turkey moist and beautiful and delicious!...

Author: Squirrel Gone Wild

Alton Brown's Brined Turkey

A salt water brine changes the cellular structure of the turkey and allows it to both hold in the moisture, as well as pull the seasonings deep into the meat. It's actually a very simple process that will...

Author: Tinkerbell

Roast Turkey with Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing

I used this recipe from Better Homes and Gardens for my first year of making Thanksgiving dinner. Judging by the results, no one knew that I hadn't cooked this meal a million times before. The turkey was...

Author: ChipotleChick

Best Turkey in the World Jamie Oliver.

This looked so fab on his Christmas TV special. I am making it for christmas lunch this year, and a few other of the recipes provided. Cannot give a guarantee that it will be as brilliant as it seems,...

Author: JinxTheCat

The Best Roast Turkey You Could Ever Eat

While the cooking method is rather unconventional, this is the absolute best turkey you could ever want to eat. Adapted from a recipe by the late Edna Staebler. This is the same way my mother always cooked...

Author: MarieRynr

Good Eats Roast Turkey

from Alton Brown's show. Brining the bird is the key to moist meat. Made this again this year, only brined in just water instead of stock to save some dough. Again, the bird turned out perfect. Growing...

Author: Gay Gilmore

Martha's Perfect Roast Turkey

This recipe by Martha Stewart makes the most amazingly moist and perfect turkey. Both my mom and mother and law have been using this recipe exclusively since they discovered it about 6 years back. Once...

Author: tiffanylynn444

Bacon Wrapped Roasted Turkey

This recipe was shared with me by my wonderful boss who is an AMAZING chef! He helped make my 1st Thanksgiving one to remember by giving me this recipe. This Turkey is so moist and so easy to make!

Author: MrsM1021

Spicy Roast Turkey

This is a moist and flavorful bird with a crispy, spicy skin. I developed this particular recipe myself. I just don't like a soggy-skinned bird and the spices really kick it up. The roasting technique...

Author: Mercy

Honey Brined Herb Roasted Turkey

Allow 12 - 18 hours for the turkey to marinate in the brine. It's worth the wait as this process always assures a moist, flavorful turkey.

Author: Mirj2338

Brined Roast Turkey With Pan Gravy

This recipe is courtesy of Wolfgang Puck. It is the most delicious and moist turkey I've ever eaten. Although it is a rather involved recipe, it is well worth the effort!

Author: Cucina Casalingo

Slow Roasted Turkey

The turkey comes out moist and golden - with no effort on your part. Slow-roasting keeps the juices in. It is nearly impossible to over-bake, because the temperature is so low. The secret is NOT basting...

Author: sjboswell

Fried Turkey Rub With Cajun Injection

This recipe came from a Southern gal who obviously knows her food. She wrote on the recipe "the basis for a good fried turkey is the rub." I must say I agree with her on this one, this is the only way...

Author: Zetty66

Herb Roasted Turkey With Citrus Glaze

Make and share this Herb Roasted Turkey With Citrus Glaze recipe from Food.com.

Author: Mirj2338

Brined and Roasted Whole Turkey

Make and share this Brined and Roasted Whole Turkey recipe from Food.com.

Author: Joanie Grow

Maple Roast Turkey

This was the first turkey that I ever made. Not sure where the recipe came from now, but this is hands down the best turkey I have ever had. If you can't find the fresh herbs mentioned in the recipe just...

Author: SLColman

Brined and Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey With Simple Gravy

For succulent meat, brine the bird. Stop your turkey from being dry by brining it and not overcooking it. Also,when serving roasted chicken, you can brine it first to keep it moist. Brining means your...

Author: Alan in SW Florida

Roast Turkey With Herb Butter and Caramelized Onion Gravy

Wonderful sweet gravy; for those looking for something a bit different than traditional turkey gravy. Or skip the gravy recipe and make the herb butter and use the pan drippings to create your own gravy...

Author: Cook4_6

Perfect Roast Turkey

I first tried this recipe for Thanksgiving this year, and may I assure you, the name is more than fitting! Tender, juicy, fragrant and, yes, perfect! I don't think I've ever smelled a more heavenly smell...

Author: Fauve

Traditional Roast Stuffed Turkey

When I eat roast turkey, I want a basic recipe, no special herbs or brines. Slow roasted straight up, browned to perfection. Just the way Grandma used to do it when I was a little girl. I begin the stuffing...

Author: Chef Dee

Best Turkey Ever!! (Brined)

My dad has made this turkey for the past 3 years at Thanksgiving. This is my 1st Thanksgiving at home and I plan on doing it as well. The meat comes out completely juicy and its just amazing!!

Author: Jenninjapan

Turkey With Herb Butter & Caramelized Onion Balsamic Gravy

If you are searching for an outstanding Turkey recipe, this is it! I have been making this turkey recipe for the past eight years and my family would not have it any other way! This has fantastic flavor!...

Author: Cook4_6

Overnight Turkey

The most moist, tender turkey I've ever cooked, and it's SO easy. This recipe, which I've been using for many years, was given to me by a friend.

Author: BeachGirl

Safeway's Two Hour Turkey

Our local Safeway is called Genuardi's and they've been advertising this recipe all over the place. I think it's worth giving a try. This can be done with a Turkey as large as 24lbs.


Deep Fried Turkey Flavor Injector Marinade

Make and share this Deep Fried Turkey Flavor Injector Marinade recipe from Food.com.

Author: Dominick and Amanda

How to Brine and Roast a Turkey

Turkey brine is not created equal...Different salt has different salinity. Use this info before using your favorite brine or use this simple one. Other turkey tips included...=)

Author: Aroostook

Roast Turkey with Wild Rice Stuffing

This recipe is adapted from an old Food&Wine magazine. As I think that cooked celery is nasty, I always omit it. I like the variety of tastes and textures included in it.

Author: StevenHB

Rotisserie Turkey

To properly grill a turkey using a rotisserie the unit must be positioned so the heat source is never directly under the bird. The indirect heat will allow the interior portions of the meat to cook thoroughly...

Author: Rita1652

Herb Roasted Turkey

This really is a moist and flavourful way to cook a turkey. The smell alone, when it is roasting, lures everyone into the kitchen. You can hardly wait for it to be done so you can tuck in to it. I have...

Author: MarieRynr

Good Old Fashioned Drunken Turkey

This recipe came from much interest in the whiskey sitting in my cabinet for much too long. I was sure that people kept it around for some reason. I tried a sip...not bad. Decided my turkey might enjoy...

Author: TishT


This is in response to a new thread in the Q&A. It is a chicken stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey. All with stuffing in between. I am posting this without having tried it (yes I know the bad zaar...

Author: fraxinus

Roast Turkey Alton Brown/Giada De Laurentiis

A fusion of recipes from Alton Brown and Giada DeLaurentiis. Like Alton, I believe that Stuffing Is Evil - bake it separately for food safety!

Author: DrGaellon

Perfect Roast Turkey

I was influenced by Alton Brown to come up with an easy, juicy, almost fool-proof recipe for roast turkey. The following original recipe has proved so popular, I am asked to make it several times a year,...

Author: theshewolf

Roast Turkey With Spicy Chorizo Stuffing

I found this recipe in the Thanksgiving issue of Easy Home Cooking. Sounds delicious and I need a safe place to keep it.

Author: SkinnyMinnie

Always Perfect Roast Turkey

Using this method a turkey will cook in as little as 2 hrs or less! This is a basic recipe. You will get excellent results and you can dress it up with additions of a marinade soak or more seasonings to...

Author: Annacia

Apricot glazed Turkey with Onion and Shallot Gravy

I first made this 5 years ago and it's become a Thanksgiving staple ever since. The turkey is always very tender and the gravy is to die for.

Author: Ron Merlin

Best Apple Cider Brined Turkey

This will be the BEST roasted turkey you've had, hands down! I prefer this over deep fried turkey as it is about as moist and has much more flavor to it. I compliment this turkey by serving giblet gravy,...

Author: CooksInHeels

White Wine Basted Turkey

Make and share this White Wine Basted Turkey recipe from Food.com.

Author: mocooks

Kittencal's Best Brown Sugar Turkey Brine

This brine is enough for up to a 20-pound whole turkey and will produce the most juiciest and delicious bird you will ever have, with this brine you will taste only the turkey not any extra herbs or flavorings...

Author: Kittencalrecipezazz

Simple Roast Turkey With Rich Turkey Gravy

Here is the easy way to cook a turkey. You can't go wrong with this recipe. Also check Uncle Bill Anatooskin's method for cooking turkeys. He pours boiling water over the raw bird to shrink the skin and...

Author: tornadoes three

Awesome High Heat Holiday Turkey

You must try this for your holiday turkey, you will not be disappointed! This is the only way we make turkey, EVER! Especially since oven space is valuable around the holidays. Why high heat? Heat cooks....

Author: kiwidutch

Cristina Ferrare's Turkey

This will be the best turkey you ever have. I saw Cristina Ferrare making it on the Oprah Show. Oprah called it her favorite turkey. So I gave it a try and it was juicy and delicious. The cook time dose...

Author: Mayas Mama

Fennel Spice Rub for Turkey (Michael Chiarello)

I make this every year for our turkey! It is so potent when you've first ground it, but don't worry, since once it's cooked you're left with a wonderfully spiced turkey (but nothing unusually flavored)....

Author: Roxygirl in Colorado

Brined, Herb Grilled Turkey

I heard about brining from a couple of friends who like to cook and thought I'd try it out. I did some research on the web and came across this brining solution from Emeril. I have always grilled my turkeys...

Author: big daddy cook

Apple Sage Roast Turkey

This is a typical sage roasted turkey with a little bit of an extra punch. This attractive turkey also lends itself to a fantastic gravy.

Author: submrnfamily

Oven Roasted Turkey With Sage Butter Tyler Florence

I made this last year for Thanksgiving, my very first bird...it was absolutely amazing and made me look super impressive! I am making it again this year too. My husband said I had too, LOL! I found this...

Author: DoveChocolatierinKY

Roast Turkey With Maple Herb Butter and Gravy

Make and share this Roast Turkey With Maple Herb Butter and Gravy recipe from Food.com.

Author: WeBees

Most Perfect Moist Est Tender Est Juici Est Roast Turkey Ever!

Thanks to William (Uncle Bill) Anatooskin (recipe #46262) for inspiring me with LOTS of great ideas on my Turkey. I also combined a variety of other tips found online to make this the best, moist-est (!)...

Author: KT Scarlet

Southwestern Turkey With Garlic Ancho Chili Paste and Gravy

From Bon App├ętit November 1994. There are several rave reviews on epicurious.com for this recipe.

Author: lazyme

The Perfect Roast Turkey

We make two turkeys at Thanksgiving every year -- one smoked and one done this way. It makes the best gravy I have ever had! I never stuff my turkey so I can't vouch for how the stuffing tastes after roasting...

Author: Lvs2Cook