Everything Thanksgiving: Get all our Thanksgiving recipes, how-to’s and more!
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.
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.
If you could use more help, we’ve also designed a 3D model that you can place in your own space – next to or on top of your own turkey – to see exactly where to make the cuts.
Click the 3D model below to check it out, then keep scrolling below for the turkey recipes.
We hope we’ve helped to make your holidays just a bit less stressful. Enjoy!
The augmented reality 3D gallery on how to carve a turkey is produced by:
Roy Rodenhaeuser, Creative Technologist, RYOT Studio; Brogan Driscoll, HuffPost UK Life Editor; Francesca Syrett, Global Managing Editor, Video; Zaira Brilhante, Virtual Production Producer, Studios; Henry Keyser, Senior XR Project Manager, Verizon Media; Jennifer Kho, HuffPost US Director of Strategic Innovation, Ivylise Simones, HuffPost US Creative Director; Damon Scheleur, HuffPost US Photo Editor, Leezel Tanglao, HuffPost US Senior Editor of Membership and Innovation; Ucilia Wang, HuffPost US Editor of Partnerships and Innovation
Narrator: Henry Keyser