turkey recipes

Easy Cooking Whole Turkey

Easy Cooking Whole Turkey

The gift of time is always nice. When you buy a JENNIE-O® OVEN-READY™ Turkey, you don’t have to wait for it to thaw. 

OVEN READY™ Cajun Whole Turkey

OVEN READY™ Cajun Whole Turkey

Make the turkey the easiest part of your Thanksgiving meal.

Easiest Thanksgiving Turkey

Easiest Thanksgiving Turkey

No thawing. No prepping. No doubt they’ll love it. JENNIE‑O® OVEN READY™ Turkey makes Thanksgiving easy.

Make-Ahead Slow Roasted Turkey

Make-Ahead Slow Roasted Turkey

Prep your electric roaster the night before. Then, on Thanksgiving, simply wake and bake this tender, delicious turkey.

Oven Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

Oven Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

A new holiday trend, grilling frees up oven space while ensuring a juicy, tender turkey.

Holiday Herb Roasted Turkey

Holiday Herb Roasted Turkey

A tender, moist turkey roasted to perfection and seasoned with a fresh herb rub.

Tex-Mex Roast Turkey

Tex-Mex Roast Turkey

A chili, cumin and red pepper rub kicks up the flavor-level of your Thanksgiving turkey.

Rosemary Citrus Herb Turkey

Rosemary Citrus Herb Turkey

Fresh herbs and citrus zest flavor this moist and tender roasted turkey.

JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

Tender turkey breast that’s pre-seasoned for home-cooked perfection.

Lemon Herb Roasted Turkey

Lemon Herb Roasted Turkey

This is a Gluten Free Recipe

OVEN READY™ Turkey & Roasted Vegetables

OVEN READY™ Turkey & Roasted Vegetables

This is a Gluten Free Recipe

Spiced Cranberry Glazed Turkey

Spiced Cranberry Glazed Turkey

This is a Gluten Free Recipe

side recipes

Oven Roasted Squash Salad

Oven Roasted Squash Salad

Complete your menu with a delicious seasonal mix of two types of oven roasted squash tossed with fresh arugula.

Thanksgiving Breakfast Egg Strata Casserole

Thanksgiving Breakfast Egg Strata Casserole

Turn leftovers into a tasty breakfast casserole with this strata.

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Casserole

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Casserole

This savory casserole is topped with an irresistible streusel crumble.

Make-Ahead Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Not only are these potatoes delicious, but they’ll save you time on Thanksgiving Day.

Poppyseed Twisted Rolls

Poppyseed Twisted Rolls

A crowd-pleasing recipe that calls for just four simple ingredients.

Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts And Butternut Squash

Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts And Butternut Squash

This harvest-inspired mix, sprinkled with crisp bacon, is an irresistible holiday side.

Pomegranate Apple Cranberry Relish

Pomegranate Apple Cranberry Relish

Bright fruit flavors liven up your classic relish. Make it the night before to save time Thanksgiving morning!

Make-Ahead Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Make-Ahead Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

This crisp, seasonal salad comes together quickly, especially when the dressing is mixed—up to a week—ahead of time.

Make-Ahead Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Make-Ahead Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Bake and mash these potatoes up to two-days prior to Thanksgiving. Then, day-of, simply stir in seasonings and bake until bubbly.

Make-Ahead Mushroom Gravy

Make-Ahead Mushroom Gravy

This creamy gravy can be made the night before to simplify your schedule on Thanksgiving Day.

White Wine Turkey Gravy

White Wine Turkey Gravy

Featuring sautéed onions and fresh herbs, this gravy is meant to impress.

Easiest Turkey Gravy Ever

Easiest Turkey Gravy Ever

Simply add salsa and cilantro to the gravy packet that comes with your turkey.

Grecian Breadsticks

Grecian Breadsticks

An increasingly popular alternative to rolls, these breadsticks feature roasted red pepper, olive spread and Parmesan cheese.

Rustic Roasted Vegetable Tart

Rustic Roasted Vegetable Tart

Sweet potatoes, onion, parsnips and bell pepper enveloped in perfectly cooked puff pastry.

Chorizo Smashed Potatoes

Chorizo Smashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes featuring spicy chorizo and white cheddar cheese will become a new holiday favorite.

Holiday Sausage Stuffing Balls

Holiday Sausage Stuffing Balls

Classic stuffing flavors all rolled up into an impressive little ball.

Kaffir Lime and Honey Cranberry Sauce

Kaffir Lime and Honey Cranberry Sauce

Cinnamon, honey and citrus bring out the best in this cranberry sauce.

Quinoa Stuffing with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Hazelnuts

Quinoa Stuffing with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Hazelnuts

Potatoes and protein-rich quinoa, mixed with your favorite fall flavors, over a delicious twist on classic stuffing.

Roasted Honey and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Honey and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Tossed with bacon, mustard, honey and orange juice, these roasted Brussels sprouts just might steal the show.

Triple Corn Muffins

Triple Corn Muffins

Cornmeal muffins featuring fresh whole kernel corn, cooked in cornhusks until golden brown.

Mexican Corn

Mexican Corn

Juicy kernels of corn sautéed with red pepper, zucchini, green onion and jalapeño.

Southwest Cornbread Dressing

Southwest Cornbread Dressing

Classic dressing gets a makeover with the addition of green chilies, onions, garlic, turkey pepperoni and more.

Green Beans with Mushrooms

Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh, crisp green beans and sautéed mushrooms provide a delicious alternative to traditional green bean casserole.

Wild Rice and Cranberry Pilaf

Wild Rice and Cranberry Pilaf

Wild rice and barley pair with cranberries and orange zest in this flavorful side dish.

Autumn Pear Salad

Autumn Pear Salad

Crisp greens, red onion, blue cheese and fresh pears tossed in balsamic vinaigrette.

Honey Roasted Carrots

Honey Roasted Carrots

Tender roasted carrots drizzled with a sweet honey glaze.

Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes with a hint of garlic and rosemary.

dessert & drink recipes

Turkey Sausage and Cheese Crescent Rolls

Turkey Sausage and Cheese Crescent Rolls

Turkey Sausage and gruyere cheese crescent rolls with be an instant hit your brunch this holiday season. 

Raspberry Almond Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Raspberry Almond Buttermilk Coffee Cake

For a beautiful and simple Thanksgiving dessert, this Raspberry Almond Buttermilk Coffee Cake is sure to impress. 

Cranberry Orange Relish

Cranberry Orange Relish

This spin on relish adds a citrusy, minty touch to a classic cranberry recipe. 

Apple Flower Tarts

Apple Flower Tarts

Impress your friends with this beautiful—100% doable—apple dessert. 

Bourbon & Spice Sipper

Bourbon & Spice Sipper

Warm up from the inside out with this fall-inspired cocktail.

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Serve every guest their very own pumpkin pie—the cutest (and tastiest) one they might ever see!

Make-Ahead Cheesecake-Stuffed Baked Apples

Make-Ahead Cheesecake-Stuffed Baked Apples

Bake up these individually-portioned desserts while you and your guests feast on the main course.

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Spiced pumpkin and cheesecake filling come together in individual dessert shooters.

Pumpkin Flan

Pumpkin Flan

Rich and creamy pumpkin flan served in individual ramekins is a delicious substitute to pumpkin pie.

Peanut Butter Cream Pie

Peanut Butter Cream Pie

Peanut Butter and fudge come together in this irresistible dessert.

Cranberry Sparkler

Cranberry Sparkler

Toast to fall with this fresh, bubbly cocktail.

Apple and White Chocolate Cheesecake

Apple and White Chocolate Cheesecake

Apple pie has met its match in this delectable cheesecake, marrying cinnamon apples with melted white chocolate.

Apple Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Apple Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Moist carrot cake infused with applesauce and topped with cream cheese frosting.

drink recipes

Caramel Apple Mimosa

Caramel Apple Mimosa

Keep drinks simple and delicious. Combine cider, caramel vodka and champagne with a few spices!

leftover recipes

Turkey, Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad

Turkey, Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad

This savory casserole is topped with an irresistible streusel crumble. 

Breakfast Strata Casserole With Turkey Sausage

Breakfast Strata Casserole With Turkey Sausage

Day-old Thanksgiving rolls or bread make the perfect base for this next-day breakfast casserole.

Leftover Cranberry Relish Salad

Leftover Cranberry Relish Salad

What to do with extra relish post-Thanksgiving? Use it as a flavorful topping for salad greens!

Butternut Squash And Apple Soup

Butternut Squash And Apple Soup

Turn your leftover butternut squash into a thick, creamy soup for the day after Thanksgiving.

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

Create flavorful turkey-cranberry-salad sandwiches to breathe new life into yesterday’s leftover turkey, relish and rolls.

ham recipes

Make-Ahead Cranberry Orange Glazed Holiday Ham

Make-Ahead Cranberry Orange Glazed Holiday Ham

With just 5-ingredients, this Holiday Ham offers a lot of flavor without a lot of prep.

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