One of the golden rules to cooking a Thanksgiving turkey is to place it on a roasting rack before it goes into the oven. Missing this step and cooking it directly on the pan will burn the bottom of the bird, resulting in overcooked, dry meat. Don't Miss: Unlock Your Oven's Se ...more
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the belts are already loosening in preparation. Besides the copious amounts of turkey, stuffing, greens, and pies, you may have enough room for some classic cake. Now, in the spirit of T-day, if you're a guest, you definitely want t ...more
Turn an Oreo cookie into a delicious turkey cookie! Aside from the Oreos, you will need some thick chocolate frosting, candy corn for the feathers, a malt ball (like a Whopper) for the body and a cinnamon candy for the wattle.
Turkey cookies— what dessert would be better for Thanksgiving? And no, this isn't another ingenious idea on how to use turkey meat for leftovers, but it is an ingenious way to make cookies—cookie turkeys—which can easily be "gobbled" up by the whole family during your Thanksgi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a colorful paper turkey. For this, you will need: colored paper in red, orange, yellow, white, black, purple, and brown, a bag, scissors, and glue. Now, take the orange, purple, and yellow papers and cut out two teardrop shapes of each. T ...more
Betty Crocker does it again. These beautifully decorated cupcakes are perfect for a Thanksgiving project. Watch this video and learn how to make your own turkey cupcakes. Don't forget to use the candy corn to make the turkey's feathers and beak. Your kids will love this creati ...more
Don't know or can't cook a turkey? Why not make a realistic paper turkey that will fool your friends into thinking that you can cook turkey. Watch Bre Pettis make a paper turkey with brown paper and a 3d modeling program.
Here's a short video on how to make an atlatl for getting Turkey's during the Thanksgiving season. This version is not meant for general use, but rather as a hunting alternative for those who are lost in the forest, or who just want to have some fun with a weapon that's over 2 ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy golden roasted turkey. For this recipe you will need: 13 lb turkey, butter, olive oil, salt and pepper. To cook the turkey you will need: 1 roasting rack, 1 roasting pan and aluminum foil. First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. T ...more
this holiday season with turkey cornbread dressing, from our expert in this free holiday recipe video series on making turkey cornbread dressing. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make turkey cornbread dressing recipe. Make turkey cornbread dressing recipe - Part 2 of 15. Click through to ...more
Turkey doesn't just have to be served for Thanksgiving! You can make it any time year round and it'll still taste great! But if you're having trouble keeping it moist and tasting delicious, there's a way to make moist and incredibly juicy with a few prep tricks. In this video ...more
That Thanksgiving turkey isn't anything without the right kind of gravy to accompany it. A great turkey gravy makes your feast better for everyone. It's especially great to have if your turkey is dry— it's a lifesaver. But like we said— you need the right kind of gravy! Chef ...more
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, leaving holiday cookers scrambling for turkey recipes the whole family will love, without taking up the whole holiday in the kitchen. One thing's for sure though— a nice Butterball turkey is sure to be the main dish on everyone's table this feast-ive ...more
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without gravy. In this how to video Chef Paul shows you how to make turkey pan gravy. All you need for the turkey pan gravy is: flour, turkey drippings, stock and seasonings.
This tutorial shows you how to make some fun turkey crafts with your children. For young children, you can make a colorful turkey out of a paper cup, some paint, glue and construction paper. For older children, you can create a tin can turkey out of felt and some hot gule.
Turkey is undoubtedly the main dish in a Thanksgiving meal, but no turkey is complete without gut-bursting cornbread stuffing, buttermilk mashed potatoes, and yummy heaps of turkey gravy. Watch this episode of "The Martha Stewart Show" to see how to make a delicious turkey gr ...more
Usually, stuffed peppers are made with ground beef, but in this healthier twist on stuffed peppers, ground turkey is the culprit. This can be made with whatever ingredients you prefer, but it's always best to stick with the recipe for the first time, then add or modify it to y ...more
From Gills Fast & Healthy, a video on how to make gravy from chicken or turkey fat or drippings. Get advice from someone who has been in the restaurant and catering business for twenty-five years as a cook and chef. In this video, learn how to make a pan gravy from the fat of ...more
The quality of the turkey you roast in the oven on Thanksgiving day is tantamount to how successful your Thanksgiving table will be - turkey is, after all, the center of the celebration for most families (unless, of course, you're going the tofurky route). But a turkey is onl ...more
Thanksgiving is all about the turkey. So much can go wrong with a turkey, though. The turkey could come out tough and dry, and totally unappetizing. Learn how to combat gross turkey, and turn out a moist, flavorful turkey for an awesome Thanksgiving. Follow the CHOW basic roa ...more
Serve your rolls and bread sticks in style! Take a basket and turn it into a Thanksgiving-themed breadbasket. You will need a basket, a glue gun, googly eyes, food safe skewers, a wooden spoon, scissors, colored construction paper and a block of florist foam. Video: .
Let's face it, people: Many of us power through the holidays with the aid of an extra glass of wine or beer here and there. Whether it's your perverted uncle or your overbearing grandmother that you have to put up with, a little buzz makes everything more jolly. But rather th ...more
Tamales are a delicious traditional Mexican food. This video shows you how to make the masa dough and mix cooked turkey with black mole sauce. Then wrap the mixture in masa and banana leaves, and steam until cooked. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make authentic Mexican turkey tamale and ...more
This is a great project, especially for older or preteen children. You will need flatnose pliers, needlenose pliers, wire cutters, gold bugle beads, seed beads, a large bead for the body and 24 gauge jewelry wire in bronze or copper.
Chef Toben Kochman from Food network teaches the secrets of making panko-crusted turkey lollipops for an appetizer. You will need: Turkey breast, panko bread crumbs, sesame seeds, whipped eggs, flour, salt, pepper, lollipop sticks, and cranberry sauce. Video: . First take a tu ...more
Looking to recreate the Brown Hotel's signature open-face turkey & bacon sandwich in your home kitchen? If so, you're very much in luck: In this mouth-watering home cooking how-to, Betty demonstrates how to make the Brown Hotel Version of the Hot Brown Sandwich. The sandwich ...more
The turkey has been eaten, the mashed potatoes with chives inhaled, and the glasses clinked. After all the hullabaloo of Thanksgiving, the task of cleaning up and taking care of leftovers daunts every host. While you can simply serve whatever's left of your turkey as is (sinc ...more
Do you like herb roasted turkey? Well, this video is a step-by-step guide on how to make an herb roasted turkey. In just 6 minutes, the viewers will be exposed to a simple and yet delicious recipe on how to make herb roasted turkey. The steps are relatively simple and do not r ...more
This is a great seasonal arts and crafts project that you can do to turn a basic barette into a Thanksgiving themed hair clip. By using just a little bit of fall colored ribbon and some brown felt, you can make a cute turkey barette!
Watch this video to learn how to make some very delicious turkey burgers. Make them as a healthier alternative to your next tailgating adventure. Share them at potlucks and family gatherings. You'll be surprised at how fast they go! Ingredients: 3 lbs. 85/15 ground turkey 1 t ...more
We know that your Thanksgiving dinner guests will be inundated with food during your feast, but it's an awful nice gesture to send them home with something sweet as well. Rather than packing up a huge take out box with turkey leftovers or a piece of pie, why not hand out a sma ...more
You thought the normal Thanksgiving turkey took forever! Wait until you try out this recipe for turkey leg confit. If you have the patience, you could make this holiday dinner one to remember. Everyone will be more than satisfied. So satisfied, that Thanksgiving will always be ...more
You haven't tasted the full potential of turkey until you've cooked it tandoori style. Just a bit of background: Tandoori means baked or cooked in a tandoor, or a cylindrical clay oven fired to a high heat by wood chips or charcoal. The clay oven, combined by the method of fir ...more
Watch this how-to video to learn how to make a curry turkey meatloaf. This turkey meatloaf won't come out tasting like cardboard. Rachel the 2 Minute Chef will give you the heads up on this tasty turkey recipe.
This is one fancy turkey burger! Watch as Chef Sanjay shows you how to make his version of the turkey burger with tamarind and other Indian flavors to make sure it tastes amazing.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper turkey. You will need: a pen, tape, scissors, and papers. First, outline your hand on all the pieces of paper, then cut them out. After this, stack them together and then tape them. Next, cut out and apply the wattle of the turkey ...more
Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make a Virginia stuffed turkey leg filled with mushroom and ham stuffing. This recipe pairs with asparagus and grits. Make Virginia stuffed turkey leg. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org
In this tutorial, we learn how to cook Cajun smoked turkey and pork roast. To begin, clean both of your pieces of meat and trim off excess fat from the turkey. Next make a marinade of: chicken broth, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 stick sweet butt ...more
Turkey biryani roast is turkey stuffed with rice and cooked in the oven. Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas, we think you'll love this Indian twist to turkey from Chef Sanjay.
Shepherd's pie is such a staple that if you actually did mess it up, you had have the entire British Isles chasing you down to hang you ritualistically! But it's ok! In this fantastic video chef Jason Hill shows you how to make a great tasting Shepherd's Pie, and on top of it, ...more
Want to impress your family members by deep frying your turkey this year but don't know how to? This instructional video will teach you the right way into making a deep fried turkey without over cooking it or burning it. It also teaches you the right techniques so you will be ...more
This homemade soup is to die for. You'll always look forward to the day after Thanksgiving, anticipating this turkey recipe.
By using the Sweet Treat cups, cardstock and a few extra crafting supplies, you can incorproate delicious jelly beans (or any other small, autumn-colored candy) into a crafted paper turkey. This is a great little decoration to put on the kids' table this Thanksigving season!
Start with chopping off the woody end of the asparagus and peel them so they will cook evenly. Sprinkle asparagus with a teaspoon of olive oil. Slice smoked turkey into three pieces then wrap the turkey around the asparagus. Then take a chive and tie it around the turkey and s ...more
What's the best way to get rid of all those holiday turkey leftovers? Of course, there's turkey soup, but what's even better? This turkey salad recipe! But you haven't had turkey salad until you've had it with cranberry mayonnaise! See how to make it, and serve it in a sandwi ...more
Usually made from beef, this recipe for turkey pastrami is a leaner alternative to the famous deli meat. First marinated and then smoked, this pastrami will taste as authentic as what you would find in downtown New York. Make turkey pastrami. Click through to watch this video ...more
If your family veers on the smaller side (so we're talking more the Gilmores than than the Duggars) then a 20 pound Thanksgiving turkey is probably a bit too much food for you to handle. Luckily, there are alternative ways to serve turkey without needing to pull out a big bird ...more
Learn how to make some casual, traditional, and unique dishes with tutorial help from myrecipes.com. In this video recipe, learn how to make turkey noodle soup. This simple, 35-minute recipe from Cooking Light magazine gives turkey leftovers a fresh start in soul-satisfying so ...more
Love the savory and richness of turkey pot pies? Instead of buying your next turkey or chicken pot pie, why not try making a homemade version? In this video presented by Kahunas Food and Wine, learn how to make a turkey or chicken pot pie with help from step by step instructio ...more
Not quite sure what to make with all the left over Thanksgiving turkey? CIA Chef Lynne Gigliotti gives some simple tips on how to use up those turkey leftovers. Try making this delicious turkey pot pie recipe. Top your pie with mashed potatoes!
Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make a miniature turkey for a thanks giving feast in our doll house. First thing going to be done is to make the turkey. Premal’s flesh tone clay is used to make the turkey, so that it will give the color of the meat. This is nice and ...more
Using turkey instead of ground meat, this recipe is a lighter version of traditional chili that's served in a bread bowl. Learn how to spice up chili and how beer can calm the spice if it's too hot. Ingredients needed are olive oil, onion, red bell pepper, garlic cloves, fat f ...more
To cook goulash with spaetzle, you will need three bell peppers, three small onions, three turkey breasts, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic salt, vegetable stock, sour cream, spaetzle, and oil. This takes two large pots: one for the goulash and one for the spaetzle. First you'll ...more
Making turkey is great for all year round, although the most common time of year is Thanksgiving! Turkey's are big birds and have a long cooking time, and they're there for a reason, any shorter and you could have an uncooked bird that could still be carrying food-borne illnes ...more
This Hearty Turkey Chili- Cincinnati Style is yet another tasty creation of Chef Hubert Keller. Ground turkey, sauteed vegetables, and savory spices complete the flavors of this recipe. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey (6-7% fat) 2 cups ...more
In this video, we learn how to make turkey meat pies. You will need: 2 lbs ground turkey breast, 1/2 chopped onion, 1/2 chopped green pepper, 2 tbsp crushed garlic, 15 oz can tomato sauce, 1 c dry white wine, 1/4 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp oregano, crushed red pepper flakes, 1/4 c rai ...more
It's the day after Thanksgiving and you're sitting a bit forlornly at the leftovers of that 30 pound turkey you purchased, wondering why there's still 20 pounds left and how the heck you're going to get your family to eat it all. But you, my dear, happen to be in luck. Check ...more
Save some time in the kitchen during the holidays and learn how to make a quick high-heat roast turkey with this cooking video. This roast turkey recipe is brought to you by Diane Richmond on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. High heat, a h ...more
Learn from Chef Tom how to cook a splendid gravy sauce to pour over your holiday bird!
While the roasted (or, if you're Paula Deen or one of her followers, deep fried) turkey is the star and centerpiece of your Thanksgiving dinner, it simply wouldn't be as good without its supporting cast of sides including gravy and mashed potatoes. Chef Jody Adams demonstrate ...more