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Our Best Turkey Recipes

Our recipes help you find a fresh flavor for this year's turkey.

Cherry-Pecan Stuffed Turkey

Dried tart cherries and coarsely chopped pecans add texture and color to this stuffing recipe.

Cherry-Pecan Stuffed Turkey

Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey

We spread an herb blend under the skin of a whole turkey, then roasted the bird, slathering with a maple glaze halfway through cooking. Glazing the bird after 2 hours of roasting prevents overbrowning. Serve with our make-ahead Apple Cider Sauce.

Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey

Apple Cider Sauce

Holiday Turkey

For this moist roast bird, we borrowed a couple of tricks from Cincinnati, Ohio, chef Paul Sturkey: basting with butter and cooking with broth in the pan. Serve with Paul's Cranberry-Pear Chutney.

Holiday Turkey

Cranberry-Pear Chutney

Grilled Turkey Breast with Spiced Almond Butter

When you're not feeding a crowd at the holidays, choose a smaller turkey breast instead of a whole bird. Our nut butter adds a hint of citrus alongside the allspice and pepper. Roast the meat on the grill or in your oven.

Grilled Turkey Breast with Spiced Almond Butter

Turkey Breast a la Porketta

Our recipe plays up the seasonings in porketta, a pork roast invented by Italian and Portuguese immigrants in Iron Country.

Turkey Breast a la Porketta

Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears & Blue Cheese

Need a fast, but special, dinner this holiday season? This one's ready in just 20 minutes! Season turkey tenderloins with a sage rub then top with spinach, juicy pear slices and blue cheese crumbles.  

Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears & Blue Cheese

Tomato Pesto Turkey and sides

Our main dish turkey gets an extra sparkle of flavor from tomato pesto with herbs, salt and pepper slipped between the skin and meat of a turkey breast. The mashed potatoes mix yellow and sweet potatoes with cream cheese, butter, sour cream, bacon and canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce. The Brussels sprouts are skillet-roasted and tossed with seasoned mushrooms.

Tomato Pesto Turkey

Chipotle Smashed Potatoes

Brined Brussels Sprouts with Lemony Mushrooms

Turkey with Old-Time Stuffing

This classic stuffing features pork sausage, chopped celery and onion, butter, seasonings, and fresh bread cubes.

Turkey with Old-Time Stuffing

Main-Event Turkey

A rub of pepper, paprika and your favorite herb gives an easy flavor boost to turkey. If you like, serve with one of our favorite stuffings, such as Herb-Sausage Dressing or Cranberry-Apple Cornbread Stuffing.

Main-Event Turkey

Herb-Sausage Dressing

Cranberry-Apple Cornbread Stuffing

Cherry-Pecan Stuffed Turkey

Dried tart cherries and coarsely chopped pecans add texture and color to this stuffing recipe.

Cherry-Pecan Stuffed Turkey

Video: How to carve a turkey

Watch as we carve a turkey for Thanksgiving or another special dinner. We help you separate the light meat from the dark meat so you get the most out of your holiday bird.

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