Whether you’re following this timeline exactly or just using it as a general guide, it will give you a good feel for the prepping, planning and timing needed to make a Traeger Thanksgiving feast come together perfectly.
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Prepare this turkey outside on the Traeger to free up oven space for all the sides. Let that bird smoke its way to deliciousness while catching up with relatives on Thanksgiving. The smoked flavor will be worth getting scrappy over.
The best Thanksgiving turkey recipe calls for simple spices & primal wood-fired flavor. Traeger is your recipe for success.
Give your turkey the smoke it deserves. This bird is brined in our signature citrus brine kit, rubbed down with Turkey Rub, and smoked over none other than our Turkey Blend hardwood for flavor inside and out.
Get ready for turkey day with this epic Traeger turkey recipe. Brine your bird to lock in juices and flavor, then slow smoke and roast for a memorable meal that's flavorfully rewarding. Plan ahead! This recipe requires an overnight brine.
Bib up for this juicy, herb-encrusted turkey. It's the perfect savory meal to curb your hankering for the holidays, any time of year. Wear those drippings like the smokin' champ you are.
Take your turkey hunt by the tail feathers and turn that gobbler into a warm citrus and bourbon-infused feast. This recipe is great for holidays or any freshly-fetched trophy.
Brined turkey like never before. This turkey breast is soaked in a salt and brown sugar brine, then rubbed down with an herbed butter mixture sure to make your bird smokin'.
Spatchcocking your turkey will ensure a juicy bird with perfectly crisp skin, while the maple bourbon brine brings the flavor.
Jeffrey Potts gave his winning 2015 Meat Madness turkey the royal treatment by dry brining it overnight for a super tender interior with a flavorful, toasted shell on the outside.
Kick traditional to the curb with this wood-fired take on turkey. A spatchcocked bird is rubbed down generously with our citrus turkey rub, given an aromatic kick with a rosemary and thyme herb paste, and slow-roasted for a beautiful, rich color.