The Very Best Recipes for Cooking Your Thanksgiving Turkey

There's a lot of pressure on the Thanksgiving turkey. It's the star of the holiday show but rarely outshines the supporting cast. With that in mind, we went straight to the experts to find every way to cook your turkey this holiday so you will be both praised and adored by your dinner guests.

You can smoke, fry, confit, braise, sous vide and even toss your turkey in the dishwasher this Thanksgiving. And if you're going to stick with the tried and true roasting make sure you break down the bird first or just have your butcher do it.

Check out the slideshow above for two of the very best recipes for cooking your Thanksgiving turkey this year.