- Holidays and Celebrations»
- United States Holidays
Thanksgiving Turkey Ideas and Tips
Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation Tips
With this article I want to talk about and show tips concerning Thanksgiving turkeys, but since you can find an endless number of hints and tips to cook your turkey in the correct manner, let's focus more on how to set the turkey out on the platter before you start to cut it for a great presentation on the table. After all, have the fun of cooking a turkey is the final creation where everyone looks at your work of art and almost salivate at how good it looks.
In the Thanksgiving turkey photos below, we'll look at a bunch of turkeys that have been just finished being cooked, and the way they were presented before they were carved up.
Some of these look so good that it made me want to go cook a turkey right away in order to satisfy that Thanksgiving turkey craving that suddenly came over me.
So I must warn you before you go any further, prepare for dangerous hunger and taste bud pangs as you go ahead, as the culinary photos will definitely generate some uncontrollable urges to get your Thanksgiving bird going.
Enjoy the many ideas presented in the Thanksgiving turkey photos below.
- Thanksgiving Decorations
There are a lot of ideas out there to create a great Thanksgiving holiday look for your home, and getting the right decorations can provide a terrific atmosphere to this wonderful day of the year. When thinking of Thanksgiving decoration ideas,...
- Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Including a Thanksgiving centerpiece as part of your Thanksgiving celebration is a big part of the experience for many people, and there are a lot of ways to do that effectively; by either making your own centerpiece, or buying a nice piece or items.
Turkey Wrapped in Bacon
Talk about a unique Thanksgiving turkey presentation from the first photo. This one is wrapped in bacon, and is not only unique looking, but would obviously have a unique flavor. This is the first one I've seen like this, and is pretty cool.
While I personally may not want an entire turkey cooked in bacon, I think maybe wrapping a leg to try it out before committing fully would be a great idea.
Bacon Wrapped Turkey
- Thanksgiving Holiday Cards
Thanksgiving cards offer a great opportunity to celebrate a terrific part of American history by sharing the treasured moment with loved ones, while also enjoying the fall time of year that signals change and a continuation of the holiday season. ...
- Happy Thanksgiving Humor
Thanksgiving is supposed to be a happy and meaningful time with our family and friends, and even though it is a time of thankfulness and reflection, it's also to still be a time of celebration and fun for all the family. To that end I went and...
Rich Red Glazed Turkey
Already I'm getting in the mood for turkey looking at these first two turkeys. Below that deep, rich red glaze looks outstanding, and I bet tastes fantastic too. What is it? It's a glaze made from mango. It would surely add a touch of sweetness to the flavor of the meat.
Deep Red Glazed Turkey
- Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements
Like all other design elements, flowers for Thanksgiving can be of any type or variety, depending on the taste of the one you're giving them to. Even so, there is a general theme for Thanksgiving flowers, and like much of Thanksgiving décor and...
- Thanksgiving Gift Baskets
There are a number of reasons to give gifts on Thanksgiving, and the majority of those are in relationship to giving the hostess gifts in appreciation for the overseeing of the Thanksgiving dinner and festivities. One thing to keep in mind when...
Turkey Platter with a Lot of Color
This is a fantastic turkey platter if you really like a lot of color, as this person did. I don't think I've seen such a strong amount and variety of colors that really make it all stand out. Great turkey presentation.
The only problem to me is the color was done so well around the turkey, that it makes the turkey look somewhat plain. Think of what that color would have looked like around the deep red turkey above.
I also think stuffing some of the fruit between the leg and body of the turkey would have worked well, as would maybe placing it higher up on the turkey so the color and the turkey weren't delineated so much.
Colorful Turkey Platter
- Thanksgiving Wallpapers and Backgrounds
In America, Thanksgiving is a celebration based upon a time when our forefathers faced difficult circumstances, where their very lives were at stake. Working together with Native Americans, they were able to make it through an extremely difficult...
- Pilgrim Costumes
Pilgrim costumes are important to Americans, as they were the clothing worn by our ancestors when they participated in the first Thanksgiving celebration with the Native Americans in the region they settled. As a matter of fact, the Indians...
Gorgeous Thanksgiving Turkey Platters
The next several turkey platters I'll let speak for themselves by just looking at them and seeing how people put them together. These are what most people would do with their turkey presentations, and so offer turkey tips and ideas through example.
With the exception of one turkey, all of them include that delicious golden brown look which makes one salivate when seeing them.
But these photos are more than just about the turkey, but rather to generate ideas on how you may want to put together a platter while using fruits, vegetables and dressing to complement the turkey.
Also notice how leaves were used in a variety of circumstances to create an unusual and compelling look to the turkey platter.
Golden Brown Turkey Platter
- Thanksgiving Crafts
While I've never quite been able to figure it out, Thanksgiving offers probably the best Holiday of the year for decorating and crafts, as far as doing things that are very engaging and fun. In this article we'll show some photos and talk a little...
- Outdoor Inflatable Thanksgiving Yard Decorations
What's more fun with any holiday than putting up some inflatable, airblown yard decorations? To me it doesn't get much better than that, and inflatable Thanksgiving yard decorations can be part of your Thanksgiving decor this season. As you will...
Turkey Platter with Dressing and Brussel Sprouts
Turkey Platter with Candles Surrounding it
- Thanksgiving Photos and Art
Among these Thanksgiving photos I've included some classics from Norman Rockwell, along with some images from the first Thanksgiving, where Pilgrims and Indians gathered together in celebration of the bountiful harvest they enjoyed. These...
- Christmas Inflatable Decorations
I don't know if there's anything more fun and enchanting than Christmas inflatables, which delight all of those viewing them, as well as those that put them up as part of their Christmas decorations. There are probably no other Christmas...
Turkey Platter is Sprigs and Fruit
Turkey Platter with Lettuce, Fruit and Dressing
- Thanksgiving Games, Activities, Coloring and Printables for Kids
Even though Thanksgiving activities are usually not difficult to find for adults, for children, especially young children, it's a challenge to keep them out of everyone's hair and find something for them to do. Of course they want to be able to...
- Thanksgiving Costumes
Who says Halloween is the only time for costumes? Not me! Thanksgiving offers great chances to dress up for the holiday, and you don't have to pick from hundreds of possible costumes like you have to on Halloween, but looking for a turkey, Pilgrim...
Great Turkey Tips and Ideas for Platters
Weren't those turkey Thanksgiving platters all great? You have everything from the first three, which were very unique, and in some cases loud, to the last five photos of turkey platters which while all different, being very subtle and nice to look at.
You can see how you can take some fruits, vegetables, lettuce, dressing and leaves to create an awesome work of turkey platter art to make everyone want to take a bite out of the turkey even more than normal.
Whatever your tastes, these images should give you some good ideas and tips to create and take photos of your Thanksgiving turkey platter masterpiece before it is permanently destroyed. Remember your camera!