It's not just about how lovely a turkey imbued with smoke would be. It's also about how lovely an empty oven on Thanksgiving would be.
This is the real deal: a proper, old-fashioned roast turkey. Relying on water-soaked cheesecloth gives the bird crisp skin and tender, juicy meat. Talk about a reason to give thanks.
Crisp, burnished skin and moist, impossibly tender meat can be yours. (Yes, deep-fried turkey IS everything it's bragged up to be.)
The operative word in this turkey recipe is simple. Although that word doesn't convey how crisp-skinned, monstrously moist, sigh-inducingly tender, and really quite quick this turkey also is.
Dry Brine Turkey5/15
All the juicy, tender perks of brining. None of the fuss of finding a container large enough to contain a turkey and cramming it in your already overstuffed fridge.
The surest way we know to guarantee moist turkey? Brine it. Preferably with this boozy brandy-infused brine. (Hiccup.)
Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Paleo-friendly. And tastes magnificent. Things just got a heck of a lot easier for you to plan your Thanksgiving menu.
Tender braised dark meat, moist roasted white meat, and skin so crisp you could weep. The best of all parts of the bird...minus the traditional handwringing.
Here's how to make Thanksgiving dinner as Rockwell-ian as possible. (Well, the turkey carving part, anyways. We can't do anything about your family.)
We know, we know. There've been other recipes that promise you a "classic" roast turkey. But we really mean it. We doubt Martha could do it any better herself.
Behold, your latest favorite turkey, whether on your Thanksgiving table or your Super Bowl bash or your next backyard barbecue.
To us, perhaps the best part of Thanksgiving--right up there with that being grateful thing--is the leftovers. We're already craving this turkey cranberry sandwich with mayo and stuffing and gravy, oh my.
This roast turkey from chef Tom Douglas (those of you familiar with his creative genius will stop reading right now and head to the store) is unlike any turkey you've ever had before.
Perfect Roast Turkey14/15
This iconic roast turkey is, we sorta have to admit, perfect to behold. And it ought to be after being brined, stuffed with chestnut stuffing, and all but smothered in a ridiculously rich, real-deal gravy.
Roast Turkey Breast15/15
When you have more white meat lovers at Thanksgiving than you have white meat, this recipe is your answer. Guaranteed to be succulent, memorable, and done in 1 1/2 hours.