Thanksgiving dinner just would not be complete without a big, beautiful bird 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.
But because a giant bird isn’t a typical dish you make on the regular for dinner, cooking one up can be intimidating ― especially for new hosts. That is, unless you have a trusty turkey recipe in hand.
We’ve got the turkey recipes you need to help you through it. Whether you choose to brine or not, add spice rubs or just simply stuff it, here are 15 recipes you need that will make for a deliciously successful Thanksgiving.