Turkey Recipes

Turkey can be enjoyed during the Thanksgiving holiday or anytime with these tempting turkey recipes, including appetizers, salad, soup, side dishes, dinners, casserole, stuffing, roasted turkey, stuffed turkey and more.

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      Air-Fryer Turkey and Mushroom Potpies

      I always use the leftovers from our big holiday turkey to prepare this recipe. I think my family enjoys the potpies more than the original feast! —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia

      15 Secrets to the Most Flavorful Turkey Ever

      Make your Thanksgiving turkey more flavorful than ever with our top turkey tips.


      Air-Fryer Quick Tater Tots Bake

      I like to prepare this dish when I'm short on time. You can also make the bake a...


      Kilbourn Sandwich

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      This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer...


      How to Make the Best Turkey Chili

      When you're craving down-home comfort food—but not all of the fat—turn to this turkey chili recipe. Ground turkey recipes,...

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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...


      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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      The Ultimate Thanksgiving Turkey Guide

      Learn how to cook a turkey for your best Thanksgiving yet. We've got tips on cook times, what to stuff...


      How to Smoke a Turkey

      Our Test Kitchen's step-by-step guide for how to smoke a turkey will help you cook a juicy, flavorful bird for...


      Deep-Fried Turkey

      This deep-fried turkey recipe will score you many oohs and aahs this Thanksgiving. It perfectly balances a crispy exterior while...


      How Long to Thaw a Turkey

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

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

      Want to learn how to cook a turkey? We've nailed the perfect method for cooking a turkey. Our Test Kitchen...


      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...


      Classic Cheesecloth Turkey

      This cheesecloth turkey uses a classic method, wine-soaked cheesecloth, to give you the juiciest turkey and most flavorful gravy you've...


      16 Must-Have Turkey Tools You’ll Want This Thanksgiving

      The perfect bird deserves top-notch turkey tools. Read on to find our best picks for roasting pans, meat thermometers, 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...


      What Is the Best Turkey to Buy for Thanksgiving?

      Have your Thanksgiving turkey shopping go off without a hitch with our tips on identifying the best turkey to buy...


      30 Turkey Tips Everyone Should Know This Thanksgiving

      We’re sharing Thanksgiving advice directly from Taste of Home readers and our Test Kitchen. Use our timeless turkey tips to...


      21 Pro Tips for Buying Turkey for a Perfect Thanksgiving

      Shopping for a turkey should be easy! Here are some tips from a professional chef that will make finding and...


      This Is Exactly How Much Turkey to Make Per Person

      No need to guess how much turkey per person—this handy rule will make your Thanksgiving easier and oh-so-tasty!


      How to Cook the Juiciest Instant Pot Turkey Breast Ever

      This step-by-step guide will walk you through how to make Instant Pot turkey breast that's crisp, juicy and tender.


      How to Make an Air Fryer Turkey Breast That’s Perfectly Juicy

      The magic of the air fryer continues with this Thanksgiving-worthy recipe for herb-rubbed turkey breast.

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      Should You Wash Your Turkey? Here’s What You Need to Know

      The age old question, "should you wash your turkey?" is answered. Washing your turkey before cooking is a...


      How to Brine a Turkey

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


      How to Cook an Upside-Down Turkey

      Upside-down turkey? You heard us right! Find out why you should flip your bird for a delicious holiday dinner.


      Could a Hairdryer Be the Secret to Your Best-Ever Thanksgiving Turkey?

      Is this another internet gimmick—or is it the secret to Thanksgiving turkey perfection? I put this unusual skin-crisping method to...


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      Our Best Leftover Turkey Recipes of All Time

      There's no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving extras than with these delicious leftover turkey recipes. With these easy recipes, you'll...


      Grilled Turkey Kabobs with Thai Noodle Salad

      This fresh and crisp Thai Salad is full of lean turkey, colourful veggies, rice noodles and seasoned to perfection. It’s...