Christmas Turkey

Super Easy Christmas Dinner: Homemade & Fresh in an Hour or Less!

Super Easy Christmas Dinner: Homemade & Fresh in an Hour or Less!

Between the caroling (yes, Virginia, there are still carolers), the shopping, the hanging of the Christmas stockings with care and making the rounds of all those holiday parties, you may not have the energy to put on the twelve-course Christmas ...more

What to Make for Christmas Dinner: Not-Your-Thanksgiving Turkey

What to Make for Christmas Dinner: Not-Your-Thanksgiving Turkey

  Did you eat turkey for your Thanksgiving feast? Of course you did. In fact, almost 90 percent of Americans cooked up a turkey to celebrate the holiday, according to the National Turkey Federation. But if you really love the big bird and ...more

Roast Turkey for Thanksgiving: Give It a Fab Flavor Makeover!

Roast Turkey for Thanksgiving: Give It a Fab Flavor Makeover!

  So you checked out our tip sheet on buying the right turkey, and now you’ve hauled home this big hunk of a bird from the grocery store. One question remains: what’re you going to do with it?   True, no one’s going ...more

Buying the Right Thanksgiving Turkey: 8 Thing You Didn’t Know

Buying the Right Thanksgiving Turkey: 8 Thing You Didn’t Know

  When I was a kid, it seemed the only considerations my mom had to make when it came to buying our Thanksgiving turkey were the size of the bird and whether to buy fresh or frozen. These days, there are a whole list of bonus options, from ...more

A Peppermint (& Ravioli) Holiday Twist: Best of the Blogs

A Peppermint (& Ravioli) Holiday Twist: Best of the Blogs

Christmas recipes and visions of candy canes all in a row now inhabit the part of the brain that, just weeks ago, was filled to the brim with turkey and thoughts of Thanksgiving. Hark! Unto us a new season is given. So deal with it.   ...more

Thanksgiving Turkey: Smart Storage

Thanksgiving Turkey: Smart Storage

Shutterstock For most people, buying a whole turkey happens only once, maybe twice, a year, and it can seem perplexing how to store the bird until you’re ready to cook it. (If it seems big in the shopping cart, somehow it seems huge in ...more

Thanksgiving Turkey — Spice It Up: Best of the Blogs

Thanksgiving Turkey — Spice It Up: Best of the Blogs

When it comes to holiday turkey recipes for Thanksgiving, most of us have a favorite recipe, often one that’s been handed done through a generation of holiday cooks. Yes, that recipe. Mom’s, Dad’s, the one you got from a ...more

Christmas Turkey: Exciting Ideas for Your Holiday Bird

Christmas Turkey: Exciting Ideas for Your Holiday Bird

There’s no reason to limit your annual consumption of roast turkey to Thanksgiving—Christmas dinner is a natural fit for this gorgeous (and tasty!) bird. It’s easy to make, feeds a large crowd easily, and pairs wonderfully with an array ...more

Order Now for Christmas Dinner!: Supermarket Savvy

Order Now for Christmas Dinner!: Supermarket Savvy

Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat! You may not know exactly what you’ll be serving for Christmas dinner, but if you have an inkling that this year you actually want to tackle roasting that (local, organic) goose, you need ...more

Tick Tock: How Long to Cook a Turkey?

Tick Tock: How Long to Cook a Turkey?

There are so many things to worry about when you’re hosting Thanksgiving: how to keep the gravy lump-free; how to fit all of the side dishes in the oven; whether Aunt Margaret is going to pick a fight with Uncle Max. But perhaps the most ...more

How to Brine Turkey (or How I Learned to Love the Bird)

How to Brine Turkey (or How I Learned to Love the Bird)

Why brine your Thanksgiving turkey? Well, gravy can only do so much. And woe to you if the gravy boat doesn’t make it around your way a second time. Then you’re stuck gnawing on a drier-than-dust slice of turkey breast while Uncle ...more

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