Every year, Americans warm up their ovens in preparation for yet another season of turkey madness. Tired of cooking the same old bird with the same old stuffing? We asked four great chefs for help. They came back with a panful of piping hot turkey tips and new recipes for accompaniments that even a turkey could love.

Jan Birnbaum
Catahoula-Calistoga, CA

Paul Kahan
Blackbird-Chicago, IL

Sam Hayward
Fore Street-Portland, ME

Bradley Ogden
The Lark Creek Inn-Larkspur, CA