Turkey Recipes for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It is a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada, and now several other countries also observe similar celebrations.

People celebrate this event as a way of giving thanks for all the blessings they get this year and for the preceding year.

Turkey Recipes

The most common food that we serve our family and friends at Thanksgiving is turkey, so here are three turkey recipes for all of you thanksgivers.


A very easy Thanksgiving recipe from AllRecipes where you put the turkey inside an oven bag, and the turkey is cooked in a moist environment because all the juice of the turkey remains in the bottom of the bag. You can also make gravy out of the turkey’s juice.

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Turkey Can Be Served In Many Ways


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The Thanksgiving dinner is usually attended by family and friends plus one regular guest: the Thanksgiving turkey. There are several theories about how this bird became a permanent fixture of Thanksgiving celebrations. Purists are careful to say this bird may or may not have been in the original menu when the Wampanoag Indians and the Colonists celebrated the year’s harvest. Despite this ambiguity, having this dish at the center of the table has been the quintessential culinary symbol of Thanksgiving through the centuries.

The time honored way of preparing this bird in the United States is to roast it in an oven and serve it with gravy, cranberry sauce, cornbread, and yams. Through the years, however, cooks all world have found new ways to give this dish their personal mark. You now have oven roasted, rotisserie broiled, barbecued, and deep fried. Moreover, even the usual side dishes have changed a bit in many homes. [Read more…]

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Turducken – The Turkey, the Duck, and the Chicken


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There is a popular expression about hitting two birds with one stone, but turducken brings everything up by one level because this dish is all about three birds in one roast. The word turducken is a combination of three words: turkey, duck, and chicken. It is a dish that brings a new twist to the traditional Thanksgiving centerpiece while increasing its feeding capacity.

How the Turducken Came to Be

In Delish – Holiday Recipes Section’s The History of the Almighty Turducken, Justine Sterling says, “For those not intimately acquainted with this meat masterpiece, the turducken consists of a de-boned chicken stuffed inside a de-boned duck stuffed inside a de-boned turkey. Each layer is padded with stuffing. This new beast is then prepared as a traditional turkey would be: roasted, braised, fried, grilled, barbecued, it’s up to you. [Read more…]

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Turkish Dishes: What to Try When in Turkey

Turkish Dishes

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The Turkish people claim that there are only three cuisines that exist on the planet – Chinese, French and Turkish. To the rest of the world, the meaning is not lost; it simply means that the Turkish cuisine is one of the best in the world. For tourists who are visiting Turkey for the first time, there is always that unexpected, pleasant surprise for them as they discover the many wonderful flavors of Turkey.

The cuisine is a fusion of Middle Eastern, Central Asian and Balkan cuisines. It is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine that has been refined by epochs of experience. Today, it is celebrated for its pure quality and simplicity. All these influences contribute to a great variety of delectable Turkish dishes. Erlend Geerts of Witt Hotels writes in the post Our Top Turkish Dishes, the Best of the Turkish Cuisine: [Read more…]

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Foodie Destinations: Amazing Food Scenes You want See and Taste

FoodFood and travel go together much like the “horse and carriage.”  With tourism being the world’s biggest industry in this generation, every place you’ll go has a plethora of food and dining options for all travelers, whether they believe they eat to travel or travel to eat. For foodies, the crowning glory of a holiday or vacation is the appeal of the local flavors.

Aside from other attractions, certain places are really quite popular for foodies being listed as having the world’s best cuisines  such as Italy, France, Spain and Greece in Europe and China, India, Thailand and Japan in Asia.

If you are looking for a destination for your next travel, and if you are looking for a new experience, be ready to do some “adventuring” in the places suggested in  You’ll Never Believe These 9 Cities Have World-Class Food by Aly Walansky of The Daily Meal – Yahoo Travel – The Daily Meal. [Read more…]

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