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As a kid I started off dreading Thanksgiving, it was full of foods this picky girl didn't want to touch. While I am nowhere near as picky today, I still like to experiment and try new Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes. Yes, Thanksgiving turkey is a classic, but if people hadn't experimented when I was a kid there would be no deep fried turkey now! YUM!
15 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes You Have to See!
Around the time I hit my teens I started really looking forward to the games, my family played before Thanksgiving dinner. It's a tradition I've kept with my kids. Monopoly is always a big hit, but sometimes my family gets a bit too competitive for that. It can get so bad we have to have a non-playing referee for trades and such! But that is how memories are made!
Now let's talk turkey. Who knows what size turkey they REALLY need? I always buy too big of a turkey and end up with way too much leftover turkey that I need recipes for the following week!
Ok, a few recipes to point out below. Yes, I have the classic roast turkey and deep fried turkey on here, but then there is a drunken turkey! Perfect for hard to deal with families, am I right? A drink for the turkey and two for you! Also, check out the Island Jerk Turkey if you want a bit of a different flavor and some spice to it!
Also included is a recipe for a turkey you don't have to thaw and a turkey in the Instant Pot which is my new favorite item in my kitchen!
Ok on to the recipes!
Deep Fried Turkey– Ann's Entitled Life
Bacon and Sage Roasted Turkey– Frugal Foodie Mama
Herb-Orange Turkey with Roasted Pear Gravy– Aida Mollenkamp
Turkey Tenderloins with Maderia Gravy– Girli Chef
World's Best Roast Turkey– Wine and Glue
Thanksgiving for Two & My Favorite Stuffing Ever– Karen's Kitchen Stories
Brining Poultry with Kikkoman Soy Sauce– Its Yummi
Closed Over Turkey and Gravy – Taste and See
No Thaw Thanksgiving Turkey – Cincy Shopper
Island Style Jerk Turkey – Sweet Savant
Slow Cooker Turkey – Love to be in the Kitchen
How to Brine a Turkey – My Recipe Confessions
Instant Pot Slow Cooked Turkey Breast – Recipe This
How to Smoke a Whole Turkey – Blackberry Babe
Drunken Turkey Recipes – Kristi Trimmer
Now I have to know which thanksgiving turkey recipe you will be using this year! Let me know in the comments below!
I am a mom to 5 kids, homeschool mom, blogger, social media junkie, Frugalista, Book Worm, and Closet Want-to-be Chef. We are a Roadschool family (homeschooling on the road while traveling fulltime).
I grew up learning ways to save from my mom and grandma. I started my own coupon journey when my first child was born in 2009 and started the blog on 2010 when baby #2 was born to share my tips with everyone who kept asking about how I was getting diapers for $1 a pack!
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