Turkey Marinades

Turkey isn't as well-known as a meat that uses marinade, but soaking the bird can lead to highly rated recipes, such as Citrus Marinated Turkey Breast with Cilantro Dipping Sauce.

See Popular Turkey Marinades Recipes

Chipotle-Tomato Marinade

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this smoky marinade on meat or poultry.

Orange-Sage Marinade

Better Homes and Gardens

Marinades offer a tasty method of imparting flavor to chicken, pork, beef, and seafood. This herb-based version adds a burst of garlic too.

Cajun Turkey Steaks

Midwest Living

If you enjoy the hot and spicy taste of buffalo wings, then you are going to savor these turkey steaks. Serve with a tossed salad for a low-calorie meal.

Ooh La La Marinade

Smithfield

A delightful marinade that brings a little taste of France to any meat.

Marinated Turkey Slices

Better Homes and Gardens

Served any time of the year, turkey breast takes on a whole new flavor dimension when it's marinated in lemon and herbs and topped with the season's best vegetables.

Turkey-Vegetable Fajitas

Family Circle

Honey-Mustard Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

This quick-to-fix honey-mustard dressing is the perfect addition to any salad.

Turkey Kabobs with Orange-Mustard Glaze

Heart-Healthy Living

Tangy orange-mustard glaze makes this recipe a menu favorite. But the grilled summer squash, tomatoes, and turkey make it a low-calorie, low-fat dinner.

Pineapple Turkey Kabobs

Diabetic Living

Take a mini vacation around the globe! The Caribbean flavor of rum, the Asian flavor of lemongrass, and the pineapple and brown sugar twist so loved in the South Seas blend together to make these delicious appetizers.

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

Turkey is a traditional holiday meal staple, but who wants to wait around all day for the bird to cook? Roasting is always a standby, but a lot of the problems that roasting presents--like soggy skin and dry meat--are solved with a fryer practically without trying. Next time it's your turn to prepare the main bird, why not try a new method of preparation? Learning how to deep fry a turkey is easy, and it takes only a fraction of the time that conventional roasting does--but the real bonus is in the finished product. Because a deep fried turkey cooks faster, it remains tender and juicy while the skin turns deliciously crispy in the hot oil. Though deep frying can increase the resulting fat content, the flavorful nature of a deep fried turkey coupled with its reduced cooking time make it the perfect choice for a special occasion indulgence. When you know how to fry a turkey, you know how to create a beautifully scrumptious holiday main course in a fraction of the time as traditional roasting.

Picking the Right Wine for Christmas Dinner: Wine 101

Tradition is a big part of any holiday meal. Whether you serve a ham or turkey on the big day probably has a lot to do with the tradition that was passed down to you from your family. But no matter what you put on your table, there's a wine for that! If you're serving ... Ham Probably one of the most traditional entrees, a smoked ham is usually accompanied by a sweet coating, like honey -- or cherry and pomegranate. In this case, wines with smokiness or oak aging will be the best to complement dinner.read more

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