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Sangria Ham

Sangria Ham

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"Allow half a day to roast this bone-in ham studded with whole cloves and basted in a red wine and pineapple juice punch." — by Mary Glenn 
Maple Roast Turkey

Maple Roast Turkey

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"A turkey is roasted in a compound butter made with cider, maple syrup, lemon peel and fresh herbs. This recipe includes instructions for making a gravy using vegetables that have been roasted with the turkey." — by Christine L. 
Sherry's German Turkey

Sherry's German Turkey

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"Give your Thanksgiving dinner a twist this year. You will be pleasantly surprised at the indescribable flavor of this turkey. Well, WOW comes to mind. I got the general recipe from a German friend of mine with an added twist of my own. I have had so many raves about my turkey that everyone now comes to my house on Thanksgiving. Definitely a crowd pleaser, there has never been left over turkey at my house. Thanks Evelyn :)" — by Sherry 
Baked Cornish Game Hens

Baked Cornish Game Hens

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"Cornish game hens stuffed with a vegetable mixture, then roasted. A Cornish game hen recipe that I found and tweaked a bit for the taste and size of our small family, but it would be very easy to adjust it to fit your needs. It goes well with oven-roasted potatoes." — by JMRYGH 
Turkey Mercedes

Turkey Mercedes

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"Thanksgiving turkey has been given a Cuban twist! We celebrate this American holiday by preparing a turkey marinated with the flavors of Cuba. The recipe is foolproof and the turkey is the best you'll ever taste!" — by Anel 
Baked Ham

Baked Ham

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"My family loves ham like this. Sweetly seasoned ham roasted with moist heat is a delicious way to celebrate special occasions. If using a pre-cooked ham, follow the directions on the package for baking times." — by Auntie KK 
Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Breasts

Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Breasts

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"I made these once for a holiday dinner party and they were such a hit that I started making them for Thanksgiving instead of a whole turkey. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com." — by Esther Nelson 
Upside Down Turkey

Upside Down Turkey

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"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 by adding cornstarch 1 tablespoon at a time until the liquid begins to thicken. This recipe is based on a 13 pound bird. Adjust as necessary." — by BLOND2 
Deep-Fried Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey

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"Deep-frying a turkey takes place outdoors. A twelve pound turkey will cook for about 45 minutes. A whole peeled onion is used to keep the three gallons of oil from scorching." — by Tim and Meredith 
Herb-Glazed Roasted Turkey

Herb-Glazed Roasted Turkey

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"A whole turkey is brushed and basted with a honey-butter glaze flavored with thyme, sage, and basil. It's the star of a holiday table." — by MOIRA 
Ma Lipo's Apricot-Glazed Turkey with Roasted Onion and Shallot Gravy

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

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"The glaze gives a wonderful sheen to the bird. A great addition to the menu is wild mushroom stuffing, cranberry sauce with raspberry vinegar, mashed sweet potatoes, rutabaga and parsnip casserole, green beans with walnuts, date and onion relish, pear chutney, and of course, pumpkin pie and butterscotch pie. If fresh sage is unavailable use 1/4 teaspoon dried sage." — by Christine L. 
Grilled Whole Turkey

Grilled Whole Turkey

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"Grilling a turkey outdoors in a kettle drum barbecue is a boon to one-oven homes on heavy baking days such as Thanksgiving." — by Rtarver 
Chef John's Roast Turkey and Gravy

Chef John's Roast Turkey and Gravy

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"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 is spreading butter under the skin. You can season the butter any way you want; the possibilities are endless." — by Chef John 
Slow Cooker Turkey Legs

Slow Cooker Turkey Legs

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"If you love the dark meat at Thanksgiving, need a turkey recipe that looks after itself, or just feel like eating Thanksgiving dinner anytime, this super-easy slow cooked recipe is what you want. Just sprinkle turkey legs with seasonings, wrap in foil, and cook to amazing tenderness in your trusty slow cooker." — by kmdennis 
Thanksgiving Meatloaf

Thanksgiving Meatloaf

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"A perfect supper when the cold winds of fall are blowing, this loaf made with ground turkey has the flavor of Thanksgiving dinner, but it's easy enough for a weeknight." — by Jen Graham 
Maple Glazed Turkey Roast

Maple Glazed Turkey Roast

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"An uncooked turkey breast roast, coated with a seasoned maple syrup glaze, is so easy to make for a special family dinner or a small Thanksgiving gathering." — by miki 
Tofu Turkey I

Tofu Turkey I

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"This is so darn clever and tasty, we know you'll want to give it a try. A shell of tofu is prepared and filled with an incredible stuffing and a layer of tofu on top. This amazing package is inverted - carefully - onto a baking sheet, and the edges sealed." — by Becky 
Zucchilattas

Zucchilattas

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"Zucchini enchiladas are great way to enjoy fresh garden vegetables." — by Barbie 
Honey-Poppy Seed Cornish Hens

Honey-Poppy Seed Cornish Hens

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"For an intimate Thanksgiving dinner try these roasted Rock Cornish game hens basted in a honey-poppy seed glaze." — by Carolyn 
Thanksgiving Meatloaf

Thanksgiving Meatloaf

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"Everyone's favorite!" — by Michelle Barr 
 
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