This Thanksgiving, we want you and your wallet to keep calm and turkey on. It’s why Butterball Canada has put together all the hosting tips, tricks and recipes you’ll need to nail your celebration and stay within budget. It’s time to get planning and prepping so you can make the most of what matters this Thanksgiving – making memories with loved ones.

7 tips for planning your Thanksgiving dinner

Whether you’re cooking for two or twenty this Thanksgiving, Chef Shahir Massoud is here to help you host the ultimate Thanksgiving that you and your family will remember forever.


Hosting Friendsgiving this year? Erin Abe shares her tips for hosting a delicious Thanksgiving feast for your friends, without blowing the bank!


Jam out during your Thanksgiving cookout. We took the turkey cook timer to new heights with customized playlists featuring classic tunes that match various turkey cook times. Whether you’re cooking a turkey for 12, 8 or 4 guests, all you’ll need to do is throw on one of these playlists and sing or dance along. When the playlist finishes, you’ll know your turkey is done and you’ll have already had a blast with your loved ones!

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Does Thanksgiving prep make you feel like you’re in the hot seat? Our Turkey Talk Line is the ultimate “call a friend”. Whether it’s your first time cooking a turkey, or you need a quick refresher, our Turkey Talk Line experts can answer all your questions this Thanksgiving! Click here for hotline hours and more information.

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Still need some last-minute turkey tips? Turn crunch time into munch time with these quick turkey cooking hits that will get you geared up and ready to go for the big day!


Thaw-t you knew everything there was to cooking a turkey but are having second thoughts? From thawing, through cooking and carving, we’re sharing our tested tips, tricks, and know-how for easy hosting. Watch these videos so that you can head into your Thanksgiving with cooking confidence.


Our turkey calculator can be your sous-chef this Thanksgiving. This one-stop tool will help you stay on track and on budget by calculating the size of turkey needed for your guestlist, and then will help you figure out how much time you’ll need to thaw and cook it. Now, get to planning and thank us later.

Miso Turkey

Miso hungry for this delicious (and affordable!) Thanksgiving meal! Butterball turkey, potatoes, green beans, and a cherry mostarda to top it all off, you’ve got the perfect combination of sweet and savoury—for only $9.56 a serving!

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Catch us EN-DIVing into this fully equipped turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. Serving 10 people at only $13.56 a head, this recipe is perfect for a larger family gathering and incorporates all of our favourite fall flavours—cranberries, brown butter and crispy sweet potatoes.


Herbalicious, so delicious, makes them guests go loco. When you combine simple herbs, the sweetness of maple and sourness of lemon on a juicy Butterball turkey, you’ll have your guests coming back for seconds and maple even herbs. We meant thirds.

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We apri-COT you wanting to make this tasty stuffing recipe for Thanksgiving–and we don’t blame you! With just seven ingredients, this Apricot Almond Turkey Stuffing will have your guests going ‘nutty’ for more.


We can give you 65 reasons to love this delicious take on a classic Indian dish, but we think it’s better if you taste it than hear it. Made using bold spices like turmeric, chilies and coriander, this flavour-forward turkey is a unique twist that you can serve-up this Thanksgiving to try something new.


You’ll have a hard time saying jalape-NO to this recipe. Using just a few simple ingredients, you have the perfect way to reinvent your Thanksgiving turkey into a new meal that can be enjoyed on Thanksgiving Monday and beyond!


Just like mom used to make! Pick your favourite pasta and use some of your Thanksgiving Butterball turkey to create this flavourful comfort food for your dinner or lunches the week after! Perfect for those blustery autumn days, just one bowl of this will warm you from the inside out.


Rice, spice and turkey makes everything so nice! With this super simple but super tasty turkey fried rice, you’ll be able to try a new meal using the same turkey you cooked with on Thanksgiving.


Need some cheering up now that Thanksgiving is over? You can curl up, get cozy and enjoy these still tender and juicy comforting turkey pot pies when you use your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers creatively to create this ultimate comfort food.