Make-ahead Turkey

  • Best ever dry brined turkey after roasting
    2 hrs, 15 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo
    Want the most perfectly moist, flavorful, and juicy Thanksgiving turkey? Try dry-brining! All you do is rub the turkey with salt and let it hang out in the fridge for 24 to 72 hours. No muss, no fuss. The best turkey you'll ever eat will soon be yours!
  • Easy Turkey Brine Recipe
    15 min
    This simple turkey brine is infused with sage and citrus and makes a super moist, flavorful Thanksgiving turkey! Brine for 12 to 24 hours before cooking.
  • Sloppy Joes with Turkey Recipe
    36 min
    These Turkey Sloppy Joes are family-tested and kid-approved, plus lean ground turkey is a great healthy option for weeknight dinners. Embrace the mess and your kids will, too!
  • Turkey Chili ready to serve
    1 hr, 30 min
    Gluten-Free
    Easy Turkey Chili, great for turkey leftovers! With shredded turkey meat, kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes and chili.
  • Turkey Meatball Soup
    40 min
    Turkey meatballs in an easy soup with spinach and orzo! Make the meatballs ahead and freeze for a quick weeknight meal whenever you need one.
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    3 hrs, 40 min
    Say goodbye to last minute holiday stress with our simple make-ahead turkey gravy! Friends and family will be asking for the recipe for days to come, and you'll be patting yourself on the back for planning ahead.
  • Turkey Taco Salad
    35 min
    Gluten-Free
    Taco Salad made with healthy ground turkey, black beans, and corn. Serve warm or cold over romaine lettuce with fresh tomatoes, avocados, and shredded cheese. Perfect for a mid-week meal or make-ahead lunch.
  • A baking dish with classic Thanksgiving sage, sausage and apple stuffing.
    1 hr, 10 min
    Classic Thanksgiving stuffing is the perfect dish to serve alongside your holiday bird. It’s easy to make with sausage, toasted sourdough, and just a touch of sweetness from diced apples. This is the stuffing recipe to end all stuffing recipes.
  • Leftover turkey pot pie in a large casserole dish with serving spoon
    45 min
    Leftover Turkey Pot Pies are a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers like turkey, carrots, onions, celery, even pie crust. Make them whatever size you want; we like small ramekins for mini-size portions for the kids!