What is Turkey?

Turkey is a large, widely domesticated North American bird with white plumage and a bare, wattled head and neck. The name turkey was originally applied to an African bird now known as the guinea fowl, which was believed to have originated in Turkey. When the Europeans came upon the American turkey, they thought it was the same bird as the...

Turkey Shopping Tips

Thanksgiving is not the only time to consume turkey. Now readily available year-round, be sure to take advantage of this chicken substitute.

Turkey Cooking How-Tos

For juicy meat, be sure to brine the turkey.

More On Turkey

This recipe is from my sister-in-law's kitchen. Also the best turkey we have ever had. So juicy and so moist.
Ingredients: Serves 20 to 24.�� Published November 1, 2002.�� You can use any roasting pan to roast the turkey, even a disposable one, but make sure to use a V-rack to keep the bird elevated. Be careful to dry the skin thoroughly before brushing the ...
Ingredients: * 1 20-pound turkey * 1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar * 1/4 cup coarse salt * 2 teaspoons onion powder * 1 teaspoon garlic powder * 1 teaspoon ground allspice * 1 teaspoon ground cloves * 1 teaspoon ground mace * 2 large onions, ...

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