Turkey Turn Up Recipes

There are a lot of self-proclaimed "good cooks" out there, but the true test happens in the kitchen during the holiday season! Thanksgiving dinner can be one of the most intimidating meals of the year, and everyone knows a good turkey is all about flavor.

Step up your chef game with these turkey recipes to help you cook the perfect bird.

Mayonnaise Turkey

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Ingredients:
1 turkey 8-12 lbs.
Mayonnaise
Seasoning salt
Pepper
Garlic powder
Onion powder

Directions:
1. After rinsing and emptying out turkey, pat dry.
2. Season with seasoning salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder.
3. Spread mayonnaise over the turkey then roast in oven at 325° F for 2 1/2 - 3 hours.
4. After cooking the turkey let it sit for about 20 minutes for the juices to redistribute.

Saltwater & Orange Slice Turkey

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Ingredients:
1 turkey 8-12 lbs.
Sea salt
Orange slices

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
2. Brine seasoned turkey with sea salt water and orange slices. Be sure that the salt is fully dissolved in the brine.
4. Place your turkey breast down in a large container or brining bag that will fit in your fridge.
5. Add the brine, making sure the entire turkey is submerged in the brine.
6. Let soak overnight, pat it dry and roast in the oven 325° F for 2 1/2 - 3 hours.

Condiment & Juice Turkey

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Ingredients:
1 turkey 8-12 lbs.
Your favorite hot sauce
Orange juice
Maple syrup
Soy Sauce
Chili pepper
Yellow mustard
Baster

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
2. Whisk together 1 cup of your favorite hot sauce, 2/3 cup pulp free orange juice, 1/3 cup maple syrup, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1/2 teaspoon chili pepper, 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard.
3. Inject sauce in the entire turkey – inject deep into the muscle to prevent leaking of sauce and skin from scorching.
4. Pat skin dry and roast in the oven 325° F for 2 1/2 - 3 hours.

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