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Bourbon and Molasses-Glazed Turkey Breast

Bourbon and Molasses-Glazed Turkey Breast

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"Whiskey, dark molasses, and brown sugar make a sweet and savory marinade for a roasted turkey breast. It's a perfect main dish for a small holiday meal." — by 360 
Roast Peruvian Turkey

Roast Peruvian Turkey

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"A garlicky, spicy rub bakes onto a roast turkey to seal in the juices for a flavorful holiday centerpiece for your big meal, done up Peruvian-style." — by Chef John 
The Attention-Hungry Turkey of Moistness

The Attention-Hungry Turkey of Moistness

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"Simple, classic roast turkey: the skin is rubbed with seasoned butter and then the bird is roasted and basted until golden." — by strictlyrouge 
Roast Turkey With Tasty Chestnut Stuffing

Roast Turkey With Tasty Chestnut Stuffing

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"Simple but seriously yummy." — by Christine L. 
Cast-Iron Skillet Prime Rib Roast and Gravy

Cast-Iron Skillet Prime Rib Roast and Gravy

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"Use your cast-iron skillet to sear a juicy beef standing rib roast, then cook the roast to perfection and make a savory red wine gravy all in the same pan." — by al99 
Cornish Hens with Garlic Cream Cheese

Cornish Hens with Garlic Cream Cheese

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"Four simple ingredients are all you need to make a savory and rich Cornish hen main dish. Serve alongside warm French bread." — by Rachel Armont 
Megaturkey

Megaturkey

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"Yummy, moist, tasty turkey! I combined two of my favorite turkey recipes to make this one superb apple flavored roast turkey with stuffing." — by Egyptian Chef 
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 
Cornbread Dressing With Gravy

Cornbread Dressing With Gravy

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"A big, tasty baked casserole of cornbread, stuffing, and cooked chicken or turkey meat is served topped with a rich poultry gravy. Even though it's called a "dressing," it's a meal in itself." — by candace 
Game Hen Stuffed with Wild Rice and Mushrooms

Game Hen Stuffed with Wild Rice and Mushrooms

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"Here's a special holiday meal just right for two. A Cornish game hen is stuffed with wild rice and mushrooms, then roasted with seasonings and butter. The hen is ready in less than 1 hour of baking time." — by Stephanie Teeter 
Turkey Breast with Gravy

Turkey Breast with Gravy

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"The turkey turned out moist and yummy! The herb mixture seasons the meat and helps make the gravy, and adding chicken broth and white wine to the bottom of the pan makes great basting juices." — by BMEADE 
Roasted Turkey, Navy Style

Roasted Turkey, Navy Style

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"Roasted turkey is so juicy and flavorful when the bird is stuffed with carrots, onions, celery, and seasonings, and a whole bottle of white wine is poured through the turkey. Butter under the breast skin keeps the meat juicy while the skin bakes crisp and brown. " — by JJChefMEM 
Maple Basted Roast Turkey with Cranberry Pan Gravy

Maple Basted Roast Turkey with Cranberry Pan Gravy

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"Roast turkey is basted with maple syrup for a sweet glaze; cranberry juice and sweetened dried cranberries bring a sweet-tart fruit dimension to the pan gravy." — by Butterball® 
Baked Ham with Pineapple Mustard Glaze

Baked Ham with Pineapple Mustard Glaze

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"A smoked ham is baked with slices of pineapple, maraschino cherries, and a tangy sweet mustard glaze." — by ROGUE34 
Thanksgiving Stuffed Pumpkin

Thanksgiving Stuffed Pumpkin

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"My sister and I devised this recipe when we were new vegetarians looking for a Thanksgiving main dish in place of turkey. It tastes great and makes a beautiful presentation. We even take the kids on a 'Pumpkin Hunt' in advance of Thanksgiving - so much more humane than a turkey hunt!" — by CRE8IVEONE 
Erick's Deep Fried Rosemary Turkey

Erick's Deep Fried Rosemary Turkey

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"This is one of the most flavorful and moist turkeys you will ever savor. Easy to prepare, a definite hit at parties, this is how Thanksgiving was meant to be enjoyed! I like to use about a 16-pound bird." — by Erick Ellgrin 
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 
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 
Stuffed Pumpkin I

Stuffed Pumpkin I

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"This is a beautiful dish to serve as a centerpiece to your holiday celebration. A whole pumpkin is stuffed with a savory meat mixture. The recipe calls for venison, but ground beef may be substituted." — by ONEMINA 
English Honey-Roasted Turkey

English Honey-Roasted Turkey

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"A honey-butter glaze gives this turkey a crispy, golden skin." — by JLamb36 
 
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