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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 
Fruit-Stuffed Pork Loin

Fruit-Stuffed Pork Loin

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"Stuffed with orange- and ginger-accented dried fruit, a glazed whole pork loin roast slices beautifully and appeals to all ages. Serve it with its own pan gravy." — by cpchef 
Cranberry Stuffed Game Hens

Cranberry Stuffed Game Hens

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"Serve Chef John's moist and delicious cranberry-stuffed game hens this Thanksgiving instead of the same-old turkey." — by Chef John 
Autumn Stuffed Acorn Squash

Autumn Stuffed Acorn Squash

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"Acorn squash stuffed with sausage, wild rice, and cranberries is the perfect autumn dinner that the family will be requesting year-round." — by CleopatrasCat 
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 
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 
Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing

Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing

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"Freshly-made cornbread for the stuffing is a special step for a magnificent stuffed turkey. Rye bread, herbs, and plenty of onion and celery add their hearty flavors, too." — by ltjohnson 
Apple-Stuffed Turkey

Apple-Stuffed Turkey

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"This simple recipe for a whole roasted turkey stuffed with apples takes the headache out of holiday cooking. There are only three ingredients, and no basting or constant checking is required." — by meezermex 
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 
Sugar Free Citrus Turkey Brine

Sugar Free Citrus Turkey Brine

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"A brine fragrant with citrus fruit and herbs contains no sugar, but will give your holiday turkey plenty of moistness and flavor." — by Lindy Lou. 
Devil Dan's Fruit-Stuffed Boneless Turkey

Devil Dan's Fruit-Stuffed Boneless Turkey

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"A whole turkey is boned, then stuffed with a sweet and savory chicken stuffing flavored with dried raisins, currents, dried cherries, and hard apple cider. The roasted turkey is simple to carve into beautiful slices at the table." — by Devil-Dan 
Stuffed Turkey London Broil

Stuffed Turkey London Broil

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"Turkey London Broil is another term for a boneless turkey breast half, cooked and sliced across the grain. It's a light and fresh-tasting alternative to roasting a whole turkey, and perfect for the smaller holiday celebration." — by KARENAK 
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 midnightbrew79 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 Bobcat 
 
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