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Thanksgiving dinner just would not be complete without a big, beautiful turkey to crown the feast at the table. No matter how many sides there are to choose from or how many cocktails are imbibed beforehand, without a turkey it just doesn’t really feel like Thanksgiving.

If you want to go the easiest route, cook a turkey breast. But if you’re going to make a whole turkey, we’ve gathered some trusted recipes for you to use below.

Whether you choose to brine or not, add spice rubs or just simply stuff it, here are 14 recipes you need that will make for a deliciously successful Thanksgiving.

And once you’ve roasted your bird, you’ll need to carve it. We’ve got a step-by-step guide with easy-to-follow pictures and instructions from chef Adam Gabriel of Baltimore’s Heritage Smokehouse.

We hope we’ve helped to make your holidays just a bit less stressful. Enjoy!

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Dry Brined Roasted Turkey
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Grilled Turkey
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Maple Sage Rubbed Turkey
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Applewood Smoked Turkey
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Herb And Butter Roasted Turkey
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Butter Drenched and White Wine Roasted Turkey with Perfect Gravy
Foodie Crush
Buffalo Roasted Turkey
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The Woks of Life
Classic Roast Turkey
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Herb Butter Rotisserie Turkey
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Cranberry And White Wine Brined Turkey
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Lemon Rosemary Roast Turkey
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Annie's Eats
Roast Turkey With Herb Compound Butter
Adventures in Cooking
Roast Turkey With Pears And Sage
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