There are practically countless methods for cooking turkey. The traditional roast whole bird is great for a large group. But this year, I’m focused on methods that are perfect for smaller gatherings. The recipes below are mostly for turkey breast, and all of them are simple and delicious.

Smoked & Honey Glazed

When you love those irresistible smoky-sweet flavors that you can’t stop nibbling on. Pop a nice brined, bone-in breast in the smoker for a few hours. Then step in and apply a delicious honey-bourbon glaze that is as beautiful as it is tasty.

smoked turkey breast with honey glaze

Smoked Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze

You know that amazing honey-brown sugar glaze that we brush all over our smoked ham? Well, let's bring that concept to delicious smoked turkey breast to add some wonderfully sweet and smokey flavors to our holiday bird.
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To roll, or not to roll, that is the question. And it might be time to roll instead of stuff your turkey this year. A butterflied breast is brined then rolled up with an apple-sausage stuffing, tied and roasted to perfection. The only time that turkey really deserves to be stuffed, and oh is it delicious.

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Turkey Roulade

Decadent yet simple turkey breast roulade with a sausage, apple and cranberry stuffing. A holiday feast rolled into one neat, elegant and delicious package.
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Sous Vide

Maybe not your traditional method for cooking turkey, but it just might be your new favorite. It’s difficult to reproduce these amazing results with any other way.

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Sous Vide Turkey Breast

Experience the ultimate juicy, buttery-tender turkey breast with this simple sous vide method that turns just a handful of ingredients into unbelievably moist, flavorful perfection in around 3 hours.
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You’ve probably roasted a whole turkey dozens of times, but pairing down to just the breast has some great benefits, including faster cook times and it can be perfectly cooked throughout without having to worry about the dark meat.

herb brined and roasted turkey breast

Herb Roast Turkey Breast

Roasting just the turkey breast is a delicious and pain-free alternative to cooking a whole turkey. Brining it first guarantees tons of flavor and juicy turkey in every bite
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If you are looking for a magazine cover showpiece, with flavor to match, turn to the smoker for cooking your whole turkey. With a beautiful mahogany color and a hint of smoke that is distinct, this is a candidate for your new tradition.

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Smoked Turkey

Juicy, flavorful smoked turkey made easy. With simple prep and foolproof smoking steps, this recipe guarantees tender, smoky perfection every time.
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Spatchcock Smoked Turkey

How to spatchcock, dry brine and smoke a juicy, tender and super-flavorful holiday bird that will cook more evenly and in much less time than traditional methods.
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Smoked Turkey Breast

Transform turkey breast into an impressive, mouthwatering BBQ. This easy Texas style smoked turkey breast recipe gives juicy, tender meat with sweet, smoky flavor from a few simple ingredients and easy steps.
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And Don’t Forget the Sides:

And for the Leftovers…

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