Honey & Spiced Glazed Thanksgiving Turkey

Honey & Spiced Glazed Thanksgiving Turkey

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What you need:

  1. 2 teaspoons chili powder
  2. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  3. 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  4. 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  7. 2 tablespoons honey
  8. 1 teaspoon water
  9. 1 turkey (14 to 16 lb. size), thawed if frozen
  10. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Easy to Follow Instruction:

  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Mix chili powder, garlic powder, allspice, cumin, salt, red pepper, honey and water in small bowl until well blended; set aside.
  • Remove neck and giblets from body and neck cavities of turkey; discard or refrigerate for another use.
  • Drain juices from turkey; dry turkey with paper towels.
  • Turn wings back to hold neck skin against back of turkey.
  • Place turkey, breast up, on flat roasting rack in roasting pan about 3 inches deep.
  • Brush turkey with oil. Roast turkey 3 to 3 1/2 hours, covering breast and top of drumsticks loosely with foil after 2 hours to prevent overcooking of breast.
  • Uncover turkey breast and brush with honey-spice mixture when about 45 minutes of cook time remains.
  • Return foil to top of turkey and continue roasting until meat thermometer inserted deep in thigh reaches 180 degrees F.
  • Let turkey stand 15 minutes before carving
  • Serving: 12


What you need:

  1. 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  2. 1 orange, rind finely grated, juice squeezed and reserved
  3. 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted, divided
  4. use1 medium onion, chopped
  5. 1 carrot, scrubbed and chopped
  6. 1 celery rib, trimmed and chopped
  7. 1/2 cup chopped peeled parsnip
  8. 1 teaspoon ground sage

Easy To Follow Instruction:

  • For Stuffing: Place sweet potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Simmer 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain, mash, and stir in the grated orange rind.
  • Place half the melted butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion, carrot, celery and parsnip.
  • Cook 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add sage.
  • Add mixture to the sweet potatoes, mixing well.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Spoon the stuffing into turkey** (see above recipe)
  • Insert a meat thermometer through the body cavity into the thickest part of the stuffing.
  • Brush remaining butter on the turkey and place in a roasting pan.
  • Follow recipe for baking Turkey** see above.
  • Bake at for 30 minutes. Reduce the heat and continue baking at 375°F 1 to 2 hours, or until the internal temperature registers 180 F. Baste often with the reserved orange juice and any juices that collect in the pan.
  • When turkey is done, let stand 20 to 30 minutes before carving.
  • Serving: 12

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, from my family to yours,


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