Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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How to Reheat Turkey While Keeping It Juicy

Don't ruin your leftovers by making them dry! Our methods for reheating turkey will keep the bird as juicy and moist as it was for Thanksgiving dinner.

How to Brine a Turkey

Put a stop to dry, flavorless birds. Learn how to brine a turkey using the traditional wet brine method.

How to Season a Turkey: 11 Secrets to the Most Flavorful Turkey in 2023

Make your Thanksgiving turkey more flavorful than ever with our top turkey tips. In no time, you'll know how...

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How to Spatchcock a Turkey: The Secret Cooking Technique You’ve Been Missing Out On

Finally! A juicy, perfectly roasted turkey is possible with this easy step-by-step guide to the spatchcocking technique.

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How to Deep-Fry a Turkey

A deep-fried turkey means tender, juicy meat that's ready in a fraction of the time. Follow our step-by-step guide to...

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How to Cook Deconstructed Turkey

Instead of roasting a whole turkey this year, consider making a deconstructed turkey. It cooks up faster, and every piece...

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How to Cook a Frozen Turkey (and Save Thanksgiving)

Forgot to thaw that Thanksgiving turkey? Get tips on how to cook a frozen turkey from a pro.

How to Thaw a Frozen Turkey Safely

How long does it take for a turkey to thaw? Here's how you can thaw a turkey in the refrigerator,...

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How Long to Cook a Turkey

Having Thanksgiving dinner right on time is easy when you know how long to cook a turkey.

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How to Cook a Turkey: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Want to learn how to cook a turkey? We've nailed down the perfect method. Our Test Kitchen pros walk you...

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How to Cook Turkey in a Bag (an Oven Bag, That Is)

After learning how to cook a turkey in a bag, a perfectly browned, juicy Thanksgiving turkey could be on your...

How to Dry Brine a Turkey

Want to do things differently this Thanksgiving? Learn how to create a moist, flavorful bird with a dry brine turkey.

How to Grill a Turkey Perfectly This Thanksgiving

It's not the most common way to cook for Thanksgiving, but once you learn how to grill a turkey, you'll...

Grilled Turkey Drumsticks

Try something different this Thanksgiving and learn how to grill turkey drumsticks! These smoky, tender turkey drumsticks are easy to...

The Trick to Roasting a Perfect Turkey Without a Roasting Pan

Don't have a roasting pan? Thanksgiving is not lost! Grab that broiler pan that came with your oven and get...

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Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

2 reviews

Everything’s better with bacon, including turkey! This impressive take on the holiday favorite gets a blanket of bacon, which not...

Air-Fryer Turkey Croquettes

6 reviews

I grew up with a family that looked forward to Thanksgiving leftovers. But we didn't just reheat turkey and spuds...

Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast

54 reviews

Try this wonderfully flavored, easy-to-fix slow-cooker turkey breast when you're craving something delicious. It makes a great holiday dish for...

Creamy Turkey Soup

16 reviews

My mother always prepared a holiday turkey much larger than our family could ever eat in one meal so there'd...

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Herbed Roast Turkey Breast

15 reviews

When learning how to cook turkey breast for my first formal dinner party as a newlywed, I came across this...

Brined Grilled Turkey Breast

7 reviews

You'll want to give thanks for this mouthwatering, slightly sweet turkey! A hint of spice makes this one of our...

Contest-Winning Turkey Enchiladas

11 reviews

My family likes these enchiladas so much that they request a turkey dinner several times a year just so I'll...

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Herb-Brined Turkey

9 reviews

For an impressive main course, look here. The moist, flavorful bird will have guests counting the minutes until carving time....

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Turkey Soup

17 reviews

My daughter got this recipe from her husband's mother. As in many households, our turkey gets picked over for a...

Barbecue Turkey Wings

1 review

This smoky turkey wings recipe includes a barbecue sauce with garlic, paprika, green onions and soy sauce. I wanted to...

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Homemade Turkey Stock

3 reviews

I remember my mother making this homemade stock after every Thanksgiving. It is wonderful adding it to soup and freezes...

Skinny Turkey-Vegetable Soup

15 reviews

The blend of flavors and colors in this hearty soup will bring everyone at the table back for more. —Charlotte...

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Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

14 reviews

My family loves gravy, so I can never have enough of this make-ahead turkey gravy recipe on hand for a...

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Turkey Potpies

85 reviews

With their golden brown crust and scrumptious filling, these comforting turkey potpies will warm you down to your toes. Because...

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Marinated Thanksgiving Turkey

13 reviews

My family enjoys this Thanksgiving turkey because it cooks up tender, tasty and golden brown. Build up flavor by marinating...

Seasoned Roast Turkey

4 reviews

Rubbing the skin with melted butter keeps this simply seasoned turkey moist and tender. —Nancy Reichert, Thomasville, Georgia