Making a turkey for Christmas dinner? Sidestep comparisons to Thanksgiving by doing something bold with your bird and check out some innovative Christmas turkey recipes. Give it a holiday hue with a festive red pomegranate glaze, or embrace classic Christmas flavors with a fruit and chestnut stuffing. Or maybe this is the time to set up the outdoor fryer and cook a deep-fried turkey. Want something totally out of the box? Opt to roast a turkey breast instead. Not only will it cut your cooking time way down, a turkey breast gives you a lot of different options that a whole bird can't. Get fancy by crusting a turkey breast with pine nuts or slivered almonds -- or pound it out and stuff it. When sliced, you'll have fancy swirls of holiday goodness.
If you love citrus, this orange glazed turkey is for you. A complimentary orange sauce adds even more intense flavor.
Butter, herbs, and garlic rubbed onto the traditional Thanksgiving turkey creates a flavor-saturated show stopper. Serve it with festive trimmings including pears and herbs.
Thanksgiving is synonymous with turkey, and this low-fat recipe with less than five ingredients just couldn't be simpler. Fill the turkey with your choice of stuffing.
Fry your turkey for a perfectly moist interior and extra-crispy skin.
Roasted apples surround this golden brown Thanksgiving turkey, making for an astounding flavor combination.
Why buy prepared stuffing when it's so easy to make your own? This fruit and nut version is splendid when served with the basic turkey recipe.
This roasted turkey has winter-fresh orange flavor to serve at Thanksgiving of anytime. Serve the bird, surrounded with candied fruits, on a platter.
Seasoned bread crumbs contribute to the golden coat for this Christmas turkey recipe.
Roast turkey is often the centerpiece of Thanksgiving celebrations. This recipe helps cooks prepare a moist bird stuffed with flavor.
The dried herb coating on the turkey and a pilaf-style stuffing add a new twist to the classic Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Use an instant-read thermometer to determine when the turkey is ready. Cooking the bird on the grill adds a smoky taste.
For the holidays, this irresistible turkey breast is a delightful alternative to roasting a whole bird.