10 Awesome Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

This year we are hosting Thanksgiving at our house for the first time and I am so nervous! The pressure to have an awesome turkey is definitely on my mind. So I have started looking early for some recipes. Some seem super complex and others seem like I can maybe pull it off! Here is a list of my favorite looking recipes that I am trying to decide between.


I love this recipe because it has tons of step by step instructions with pictures. So you can’t go wrong. It is called the Citrus and Herb Roasted Turkey and it looks amazing!



Who doesn’t love bacon? Bacon has found its way into recipes for almost any type of food and turkey is no different! Here is a Bacon-Blanketed Turkey that would be a huge hit at your party.



This is my type of Turkey! This recipe is called the World’s Simplest Thanksgiving Turkey. (Maybe I could actually make this one!)

Thanksgiving turkey



Your typical oven roasted Turkey. It may be typical but it looks so yummy!!



If you want to fry your turkey, here is a recipe with a little kick! The Cajun Deep Fried Turkey is worth the process.



My favorite way to cook: The slow cooker! If I can get dinner ready in the morning and be done with it, I know it will be a good night! So here is a recipe for slow cooker turkey breast which is our favorite way to cook a turkey in the crock pot.



The Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey Recipe. I know it sounds really weird right?! But the writer of this recipe says she gets a moist, perfect turkey every time with just a simple ingredient, Mayo!

Turkey Recipe



This next turkey recipe is taking it above and beyond! Honestly I had never even heard of brining a turkey before today, I don’t know if that is how most people feel or I am totally naive in the kitchen!  But this recipe is so awesome at showing step by step instructions and sounds totally amazing. I mean even the name of this recipe sounds yummy! Apple Cider & Citrus Turkey Brine with Herbs

turkey recipe


If you are planning on doing a deep fried turkey,  a great site called  Divine Dinner Party  has a post on how to do flavor injections and some different recipes for injections. I really like this site because it has step by step instructions, why you should inject your turkey as well as 4 recipes that they recommend.

turkey recipe

A Martha Stewart turkey was a must to put on the list. You can’t go wrong with one of her recipes. And when I saw one that is called Turkey with a brown sugar glaze I had to check it out. And it looks amazing!

turkey recipe




If this post doesn’t make you excited for Thanksgiving, I don’t know what will. I can’t wait! (I want to try all of these!) Good luck with picking your turkey recipe and let me know if there was one you try and love!


Loading Facebook Comments ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *