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Barbecue Thanksgiving: The Ultimate Turkey from Ray Lampe

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You can (and should) do an entire Thanksgiving spread via barbecue grill. We know because we did so; just read the whole story. One of the items in that tale was what Dr BBQ himself termed The Ultimate Turkey. That’s a real bold claim, even coming from one of the foremost experts in the world on barbecue. Here’s the recipe so you can try it and tell us if he’s right.

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Serrano Ginger Cranberry Chutney

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For me, canned cranberry sauce is the Jar Jar Binks of the Thanksgiving universe. Annoying and mostly unnecessary, it’s mostly there to entertain small children. It doesn’t have to be that way, folks. You don’t have to suffer through it, as Nancy Gerlach showed us with this serrano ginger cranberry chutney recipe she hipped us to in her Spiced-Up Thanksgiving Trimmings story.

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Mole: Turkey in Chocolate Chile Sauce

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If you want your Thanksgiving bird to be a stand-out, try Mole Poblano de Guajolote (aka Turkey in Chocolate Chile Sauce). It’s just one of the great Mexicanized Thanksgiving ideas she put forth in this article at our main site. Although this recipe is for sliced poultry and only serves 4-6 people, I’m sure you can do the math and scale it up if need be.