TYLER - You can deep fry it, grill it, smoke it, and microwave it but, no matter how you do it, for many Americans turkey will be on the Thanksgiving menu this year.
One man that knows that all too well is Sam Greenberg president of Greenberg Smoke Turkeys.
"It looks to be our biggest Thanksgiving on record."
Greenberg says his company is expecting to ship out 80,000 smoked turkeys this holiday season.
For those who choose to cook the turkey themselves may be surprised to know how many different ways Americans cook this beloved bird.
If your willing to wait, many folks will cook the turkey in a crock pot which could take hours but would leave you with a juicy turkey. There's also beer can turkey which cooks the turkey on a beer can in a barbeque. And of course, you can always put it in a plastic bag and cook it in the oven.
If you're feeling really dangerous this holiday season and eating one bird isn't enough, how about three. That's what the Turducken is all about. Part duck, part chicken, and part turkey this powerful poultry combination believe or not is growing in popularity.
Finally, who could turn down bacon wrapped turkey. It's surely not the healthiest way to eat, but that probably wont stop thousands of americans from trying it.