The crown jewel of your Thanksgiving table needs no special techniques, tools, or ingredients—just time in the oven. Our foolproof recipes, a roasting pan, and a little patience will ensure your success. We give you every variation possible on the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving table to bring you the best, perfectly moist turkey you'll ever taste. Try a new quick-cooking technique with our Smoky Spatchcocked Turkey, or introduce a new flavor with our Brown-Sugar Cured Turkey. Each Thanksgiving turkey recipe we feature is unique and different, so you're sure to find the one that's right for your family's holiday meal.
Variations on the Thanksgiving Turkey
"This is the best turkey I've ever tasted."
That's what you want to hear. But first ask yourself, "Do I want to roast a whole one again?" If so, we have the tips to turn out a truly moist bird. But if guests are ready for something a bit different, read on ...