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The day of feasting approaches, and bits of turkey advice waft on the breeze like autumn leaves. But what’s the right way? Well, that depends.

1. If you want the power of #science on your side:

If you want the power of #science on your side:

Alton Brown’s turkey recipe is The Recipe for a reason: It works. Brining does wonders for a bird that can easily end up dry and bland, and this herby/spicy brine is the one to use if you’ve never tried the method before.

2. If you want to honor the spirit of Thanksgivukkah:

If you want to honor the spirit of Thanksgivukkah :

Fair warning: This Manischewitz-Brined Turkey will, for a substantial amount of time, be bright purple.

3. If you’re bound and determined to bust out the grill:

If you're bound and determined to bust out the grill:

Grill-Roasted Turkey

4. If the word “brine” both thrills and terrifies you:

If the word "brine" both thrills and terrifies you:

Then a Dry-Brined Roasted Turkey is for you! This method involves no actual dunking-in-liquid; you just pile on the spices and salt and let time do the rest. You can switch up the seasoning however you want; try this Fennel, Maple & Chile Dry-Brined Turkey if you’re feeling frisky.

5. If you like a little spice in your life:

If you like a little spice in your life:

Chile-Rubbed Turkey

6. If all you really care about is that pumpkin is involved somehow:

If all you really care about is that pumpkin is involved somehow:

Pumpkin-Glazed Turkey Legs

7. If you’re really just in it for the bacon:

If you're really just in it for the bacon:

Pancetta-Wrapped Roasted Turkey

8. If you’re a hopeless aromatic:

If you're a hopeless aromatic:

This Herb-Roasted Turkey will make your whole house smell like citrus, sage, and rosemary.

9. If you’d secretly rather just watch football:

If you'd secretly rather just watch football:

Beer-Brined Turkey with Onion Gravy and Bacon should be able to lure even the most dedicated fan away from the TV.

10. If you’re not afraid to die:

If you're not afraid to die:

DEEP FRY THAT FOWL.

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