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Turkey is a great alternative to beef and pork when you're trying to eat a little lighter. These turkey recipes will give you some tasty options for weeknight dinners or your holiday spread.

Try the Jalapeno Turkey Burgers or the Maple Roasted Turkey Breast!

Herb butter slathered on a turkey ready for roasting.

Herb Butter

Herb Butter is easy to make and is a great way to add flavor to roast turkey, steak, fish, or even pork. You can vary the herbs for different flavors. This recipe uses sage, thyme, and rosemary, as well as several different spices.  What is herb butter Herb butter or compound butter is made of …

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Close up view of the inside of a cooked jalapeno turkey burger.

Jalapeno Turkey Burgers

Jalapeno Turkey Burgers are spicy and delicious, with minced jalapeno, sundried tomatoes, green onions, and parsley mixed in for tons of fresh flavor! These spicy turkey burgers make getting dinner on the table a snap! You can prep all the ingredients a day ahead and just cook the burgers when you need them. And these …

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How to Roast a Turkey

How to Roast a Perfect Turkey

Roast Turkey is the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving table, so it's important to get it right! This method uses foil to keep the turkey breast from drying out so you have a perfect Roast Turkey every time!  Being in charge of the Roast Turkey for Thanksgiving can be a daunting prospect, especially for first-time cooks. …

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Turkey brine cooking in large stock pot

How to Brine a Turkey

Turkey Brine can add subtle flavor to your turkey as well as keep it from getting dry. Salt, spices, vegetables, and fresh herbs are the key! The first time I cooked a Thanksgiving turkey was in 1990, when we traveled to Virginia Beach to stay with friends who couldn't come home for the holidays. My …

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