How to Grill a Turkey, and More Updates to Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes

Keep tradition going with these lighter versions of traditional Thanksgiving recipes for smoked gravy, cranberry sauce, bread stuffing, maple-orange sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie.



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When done correctly, grilling a turkey is a faster and easier—and, some might even argue, a tastier—way to cook it.
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Many of us treasure the nostalgia of old family recipes, but most of Grandma's recipes clearly originated from the "more-fat-and-sugar-is-better" era. Adapting old recipes over the years is a way of keeping up tradition and keeping up with the times.
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If you don't have fresh pumpkin, try using fresh butternut or buttercup squash for your pie.
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