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While grilling a turkey already gives it amazing flavors, adding onion and red wine gives it an amazing boost in fl...

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 (12-pound) whole turkey
4.1/5 (7 Votes)

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Get ready to impress your guests this Thanksgiving with this amazing Spicy Southern-Fried Turkey Wings recipe! Supe

  • 8 turkey wings separated at joints, tips removed, rinsed well and patted dry
  • 8 tablespoons Emeril's Essence seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons hot sauce
  • Peanut oil for frying
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons salt
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

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While you're deep-frying your turkey, use orange and bourbon to give it even more great flavor and taste

  • FOR THE BRINE:
  • 2 gallons cold water
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups bourbon
  • 1 cup kosher salt, such as Morton’s brand
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large navel orange, sliced into 6 wedges
  • 2 bay leaves, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1 3-inch cinnamon stick, coarsely broken
  • FOR THE TURKEY:
  • One 12 to 14 pound turkey, defrosted if frozen, giblets removed. Deep frying recommended maximum bird is 15 pounds. Smaller is ideal.
  • NOTE: Only use the following if oven roasting, smoking or grilling your bird:
  • 1 large navel orange, sliced into 6 wedges
  • Several sprigs of fresh herbs, such as sage, thyme, rosemary, etc.
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
3.7/5 (30 Votes)

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Devotees of this Thanksgiving tradition swear that once you try Honey & Sage Brined Deep Fried Turkey, you'll never...

  • 1 (12 to 16-pound) turkey
  • 6 quarts water
  • 1 1/2 cups kosher salt
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 handful fresh sage leaves
  • 6 fresh garlic cloves, peeled and left whole
  • 2 tablespoons cracked black pepper
  • 2 ounces your favorite spice rub
  • 4 to 5 gallons Peanut Oil, for frying
  • Turkey fryer and burner
3.8/5 (19 Votes)

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Any recipe that directs cook to drink beer is a good recipe

  • BRINE:
  • 2 quarts apple juice
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 3 quarts water, ice cold
  • 1 whole natural turkey, 12 to 14 pounds
  • RUB:
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 medium chunk of apple wood or other light smoking wood
  • 1 (24-ounce) tall can of beer
  • Type of fire: Indirect
  • Grill heat: Medium
4/5 (4 Votes)

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Everything you need to know about thawing, wet brining, and roasting a turkey

  • BRINE:
  • 1 (14 to 16 pound) frozen young turkey
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 gallon vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons allspice berries
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons candied ginger, chopped
  • 1 gallon heavily iced water
  • AROMATICS:
  • 1 red apple, sliced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 sprigs rosemary
  • 6 leaves sage
  • Canola oil
4/5 (3 Votes)

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Grilled Turkey, Apple & Cheddar Sandwiches is the perfect way to enjoy turkey after Thanksgiving

  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, grated
  • 8 slices multigrain bread
  • 8 teaspoons mango chutney
  • 4 sliced sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces sliced turkey
  • Cooking spray or softened butter
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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A deep fried turkey recipe doesn't get easier than this one! Cajun Fried Turkey is a way to shake things up this Th

  • 1 (13-pound) turkey
  • 3 tablespoons creole seasoning
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 3 to 4 gallons peanut oil
4/5 (2 Votes)

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This classic Roast Turkey with Gravy recipe uses larding, a process of inserting strips of lard (or other animal fa...

  • 1 package cheesecloth
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 12 to 14 pound turkey
  • 1 pound salt pork, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Giblets
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Want some delicious Thanksgiving turkey without committing to cooking a whole bird? This recipe for Herb-Roasted Tu

  • 1 (6 1/2 to 7 pound) bone-in turkey breast
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons good olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup dry white wine
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Cajun Deep-Fried Turkey is the new Thanksgiving turkey recipe you've been looking for! Flavorful and moist, you wil

  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 3 tablespoons black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sweet basil
  • 2 teaspoons bay leaves, ground
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons filé powder
  • 3 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 (10 to 12 pound) whole turkey, non self-basting
  • 4 to 5 gallons peanut oil
4/5 (1 Votes)

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This Brined Deep Fried Turkey recipe is the perfect way to take your turkey game up a notch this Thanksgiving! Comb

  • 6 quarts hot water
  • 1 pound kosher salt
  • 1 pound dark brown sugar
  • 5 pounds ice
  • 1 (13 to 14-pound) turkey, with giblets removed
  • Approximately 4 to 4 1/2 gallons peanut oil
4/5 (1 Votes)

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