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Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey

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"Great grilled turkey! My grill is an old one that has a hinged top. I open all of the vents and prop the lid open about 2 to 3 inches with a stick...man does it get hot! Do not spill the juices and wine on the coals, as they are extremely flammable." — by Dave Hartmann 
Grilled Turkey Breast with Fresh Sage Leaves

Grilled Turkey Breast with Fresh Sage Leaves

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"Your family will love the light, fresh taste of turkey breasts grilled and served with lemon and fried sage leaves. It makes a gourmet treat out of an inexpensive bird." — by gina.toso 
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 
Ham with Pineapple

Ham with Pineapple

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"A classic baked ham with a simple but tasty sweet brown sugar and pineapple glaze. This main dish will receive applause for its beautiful presentation as well as the irresistible flavor. You will definitely want to have some leftovers!" — by NODIETSFORME 
Harvest Vegan Nut Roast

Harvest Vegan Nut Roast

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"This vegan recipe is can be made with many different variations. Try using different nuts and different vegetable combinations. To make pecan or sunflower meal run pecans or sunflower seeds through the blender until very finely chopped." — by Maryanne 
Heather's Rosemary Citrus Cornish Hens

Heather's Rosemary Citrus Cornish Hens

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"Cornish game hens are brined and stuffed with herbs, grapefruit, orange, lemon, and lime pieces. The fruit infuses the meat with flavor as the hens roast." — by Shawnna Boles 
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 
Holiday Meal For Two

Holiday Meal For Two

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"Cornish game hens are dressed and cooked in an oven bag with green beans. Served with a tasty gravy made from the cooked hen drippings, this holiday meal is as elegant as it is easy." — by Robbie Rice 
Holiday Turkey With Honey Orange Glaze

Holiday Turkey With Honey Orange Glaze

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"Orange marmalade and honey make a toothsome combination in this delightful holiday dish." — by keeky27 
Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

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"Here's a simple recipe for preparing the holiday bird. It will be tasty and perfectly browned every time!" — by Robin C. 
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 
Honey Smoked Turkey

Honey Smoked Turkey

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"Sweet and light, this is the easiest way to cook a big bird! It will be the best turkey you have ever had. The breast is moist and juicy, and the honey makes a great thin sauce. I hope you enjoy it as much as my friends and family do when I make it. I never have any leftovers! Enjoy!" — by ABAYIFO 
Honey-Orange Glazed Ham

Honey-Orange Glazed Ham

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"Honey, orange juice, cinnamon, and cloves create a quick and easy ham glaze perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter." — by Amanda 
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 
How to Cook a Turkey

How to Cook a Turkey

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"This moist, flavorful turkey will shine at your Thanksgiving table." — by Chef John 
It's Way Better Than Thanksgiving Turkey Turkey

It's Way Better Than Thanksgiving Turkey Turkey

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"Luscious turkey legs, with their moist dark meat, are roasted to a deep brown color in olive oil and herbs and served with homemade gravy enriched with wine." — by Fetish Cook 
Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

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"My grandmother and mother passed this recipe on to me. It changes just a little every year, because we've never written it down before. But it is always incredibly juicy and succulent!" — by Kirsten 
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 
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 
Lemon-Herb Turkey

Lemon-Herb Turkey

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"Four fresh herbs will make your mouth water as this easy and flavorful turkey roasts in your oven all afternoon!" — by MISSJEN 
 
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