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Fruity Tutti Turkey Brine

Fruity Tutti Turkey Brine

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"This whole roasted turkey gets a full three-day soak in fruity brine with lots of dried fruit and spices. Your house will smell like the holidays for sure." — by Stacie 
Pheasant Breast Stuffed with Apples in a Cider Vinegar and Prune Sauce

Pheasant Breast Stuffed with Apples in a Cider Vinegar and Prune Sauce

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"Pheasant is a game meat that is more commonly served in the United Kingdom than in the United States. In this Scottish recipe, pheasant breasts are stuffed with apples and breadcrumbs and wrapped in bacon to roast." — by Grant 
Turkey and Stuffing

Turkey and Stuffing

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"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." — by VICKI C 
Wild Rice and Oyster Casserole

Wild Rice and Oyster Casserole

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"Wild rice is layered in a baking dish with seasoned oysters which are covered with a curried cream of mushroom sauce in this casserole to serve with turkey." — by D. Reynolds 
Spicy Chicken Broccoli Casserole with Fresh Arugula

Spicy Chicken Broccoli Casserole with Fresh Arugula

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"Homemade cream of chicken soup is baked with broccoli, chicken, and hot peppers for a spicy addition to the holiday table." — by Tonya Lundahl Meade 
Lauren's Apple Cider Roast Turkey

Lauren's Apple Cider Roast Turkey

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"An overnight soak in apple cider brine plus a rub of gently seasoned olive oil yields a roasted turkey with browned skin and flavorful, juicy meat." — by Lauren 
Brining and Cooking the Perfect Turkey with Delicious Gravy

Brining and Cooking the Perfect Turkey with Delicious Gravy

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"A big turkey is brined over the course of several days and roasted for tender, juicy meat and a big batch of delicious gravy." — by Krystal L. 
Dave's Famous Thanksgiving Turkey

Dave's Famous Thanksgiving Turkey

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"A nicely-seasoned whole turkey is covered in sliced bacon and basted with lots of butter for a bird that always turns out perfect." — by AlisaLansdale 
Cheater's Thanksgiving Turkey

Cheater's Thanksgiving Turkey

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"Lean turkey breast cutlets are breaded in tasty seasoned stuffing crumbs and baked in the oven for a quick main dish that tastes like Thanksgiving." — by ladybug.in.my.kitchen 
General Tso's Whole Turkey

General Tso's Whole Turkey

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"Marinate a whole turkey in a sweet and spicy combination of Asian-inspired ingredients like garlic, ginger, and plum wine, then stuff with cranberry and rice stuffing. The magnificent bird is basted with Asian glaze until roasted to perfection." — by Seattle Charlette 
Very Moist and Flavorful Roast Turkey

Very Moist and Flavorful Roast Turkey

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"Stuff a turkey with garlic cloves, apple, onion, and celery pieces and slide bits of butter beneath the skin for a perfectly roasted, juicy bird." — by Andie 
Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

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"This holiday turkey recipe uses apple juice and chicken stock in a brine and apples, onion, and garlic to stuff the bird, lending a hint of aromatic fruitiness to the centerpiece of your big meal." — by terrwyn 
Leftover Thanksgiving Wedge Pies

Leftover Thanksgiving Wedge Pies

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"Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into delicious handheld wedge pies packed with mashed potatoes, turkey, and cranberry sauce!" — by Anna Berman 
Chef John's Boneless Whole Turkey

Chef John's Boneless Whole Turkey

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"Chef John's delicious and simple roasted boneless whole turkey avoids the fuss of carving table-side. All of the flavor, none of the bones!" — by Chef John 
Honey Brined Smoked Turkey

Honey Brined Smoked Turkey

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"The brine for this turkey has a lot of honey, which gives the final grill-smoked turkey a slightly sweet flavor." — by wendypindy 
Orange, Tea, Bourbon-Brined Paprika Butter Turkey

Orange, Tea, Bourbon-Brined Paprika Butter Turkey

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"Brine a turkey breast for hours in a savory, flavorful combination of spices, black tea, and bourbon. The breast is seasoned with spiced butter and roasted until golden brown and tender." — by RockyTrax 
Citrus Honey Brined Smoked Turkey

Citrus Honey Brined Smoked Turkey

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"Take your time to brine a turkey with a citrus-honey mixture, then smoke the bird for hours over an outdoor grill for a wonderfully juicy and full-flavored turkey." — by Mary Jane Brown 
Easy Smoked Turkey

Easy Smoked Turkey

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"Delectable juicy smoked turkey is easy to make in an outdoor kettle grill, if you know how. The turkey cooks itself while you relax and refresh your drink." — by TOM TROTTIER 
Carl's Turkey Stuffing

Carl's Turkey Stuffing

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"This easy stuffing uses sage-flavored sausage and green onions for a memorable holiday bird." — by Barbara 
Turkey With Apricot-Water Chestnut Stuffing

Turkey With Apricot-Water Chestnut Stuffing

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"This stuffed turkey dinner illustrates the 19th century notion that anything worth doing is worth doing on a grand scale! The stuffing is full of dried apricots, currants, almonds, and water chestnuts." — by Melanie Evans 
 
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