Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide on the Smoker
We’ve pulled together all of our best Thanksgiving recipes, tips, and tricks into one easy-to-browse page to help you pull off your best Thanksgiving ever.
Thanksgiving is often a stressful time of year, but I find that with a little planning ahead, it doesn’t have to be nearly as bad as you think.
Smoked Turkey Recipes
The main event. The turkey is what it’s all about for 99% of Thanksgiving meals. We’ve got
Smoked spatchcock turkey recipe
Spatchcocking is the best way way to smoke a turkey, and I’m prepared to fight anyone who disagrees. It cooks faster and more evenly, and you get a more even coating of rub.
Smoked whole turkey
If you really want that traditional “roast turkey” look, then not all hope is lost. This recipe will show you how to pull off a beautiful whole-smoked turkey.
Pellet grill smoked turkey
Smoking a turkey on the pellet grill is the easiest way to get a perfectly cooked bird with crispy skin and a subtle smokey flavor.
Deep fried turkey
While not cooked on the smoker, it’s still done outside, and this deep fried turkey is too delicious not to include.
Easy Turkey Brine
Smoked Turkey Rub
Rubs and brines
When you need to keep the “it’s not Thanksgiving without turkey” person happy
If you’re entertaining a small family or group of friends you might not want to cook a whole turkey. But we’ve all got that one person in our life who won’t stop complaining if there’s no turkey.
These recipes will keep that person happy without you having to slave over a huge turkey.
Smoked turkey breast
Keep it simple and let the smoke provide the flavor. A simple blend of salt, pepper, and garlic is all you need for our Texas-style smoked turkey breast.
Smoked Turkey Wings
Seriously delicious turkey wings seasoned with our homemade turkey rub and bbq sauce.
Better Than Disney Smoked Turkey Legs
Effortless smoked turkey legs, flavored with your favorite rub and coated with BBQ sauce.
Classic thanksgiving side dishes
Smoked carrots wrapped in bacon with maple glaze
Enhance the earthy sweetness of carrots by wrapping them in salty bacon, cooking them with smoke, and finishing off with a maple glaze.
Smoked cranberry bbq sauce
Elevate your holiday turkey with this easy homemade smoked cranberry sauce, with optional extras.
Smoked green bean casserole
Ramp up the flavors of your green bean casserole with homemade fried onions and smoke!
Smoked sweet potato casserole
Marshmallow-topped smoked sweet potato casserole is an essential side for your holiday feasting
Smoked Sausage Stuffing with Herbs
Smoked sausage stuffing with breakfast sausage and aromatic herbs.
Easy smoked mac and cheese
Perfectly gooey underneath yet crunchy on the top, this Mac and cheese is a one-tray wonder with a smokey twist.
Smoked Pumpkin Pie
Homemade pumpkin pie with a delicate creamy texture and slightly smoky yet sweet flavor.