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This approach to turkey gets the white and dark meat right. We debuted this recipe in 2016. We liked it so much, we're sharing it again in 2017. Johnathan L Wright/RGJ

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ATLANTIS: A gourmet dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. The menu includes turkey, bone-in ham, herb-crusted rack of lamb, prime rib, duck breast, crab on ice, petit filet mignon cooked to order, oysters Rockefeller and braised short ribs.

Cost: $59.99 and $18.99 ages 4-10.

A champagne brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner will be served from 3-9 p.m., in Toucan Charlie’s Buffet and Grille. The menu includes turkey, ham with lingonberry-port wine glaze, prime rib with blue cheese Yorkshire pudding, leg of lamb roulade, Dungeness crab and oysters on the half shell, Peking duck, bacon-wrapped pork kabobs, Szechuan crab, and stuffed Cornish game hens.

Cost: $44.99 and $17.99 ages 4-10.

Four-course holiday dinners will be served from 4 p.m. in the Atlantis Steakhouse. The meals include a Dungeness crab and scallop fritter; wild rice and mushroom soup or an egg-in-a-basket salad; a turkey dinner for $55 or beef tenderloin for $62; and pumpkin-spiced napoleon.

Four-course dinners will be served from 4 p.m. in Bistro Napa. The meals include an ahi tuna crudo; pumpkin bisque or Boston butter lettuce salad; a turducken dinner for $55 or wood-fired mixed grill for $59; and an almond Florentine basket.

Three-course dinners will be served for $19.99 from 11 a.m. in the Manhattan Deli. The meals include beef barley soup or salad; turkey or stuffed pork loin roulade; and pumpkin pie or a salted caramel apple tart.

Three-course dinners will be served from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. in Purple Parrot. The meals include pumpkin-golden beet bisque or salad with crispy butternut squash; a turkey dinner for $19.99 or marinated T-bone steak for $24.99; and pumpkin pie or a salted caramel apple tart.

Details: 775-824-4411.

BALDINI’S: A turkey or honey-baked ham dinner will be served for $9.95 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The meal includes pumpkin pie.

Details: 775-358-0116.

BONANZA: A limited menu will be served from 2-9 p.m. in the Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse. Appetizers, soups and salads include French onion soup for $7, a prawn cocktail for $9, arancini for $8, meatball with polenta for $8, a lump crab cake for $14, ratatouille tart for $8 and salads starting at $8.

Entrees include a turkey breast dinner for $22, stuffed quail for $24, macadamia-crusted halibut for $35, poached salmon for $24, coconut-chili prawns for $27, diver scallops for $23 and beef bourguignon for $26.

A choice of Prime steaks start at $22. Reservations are required.

A turkey dinner will be served for $12.95 from 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. in the Branding Iron Café. The meal includes a green salad or apple squash soup and pumpkin or apple pie with whipped cream.

A brunch buffet will be served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A Thanksgiving buffet will be served from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Branding Iron Café. The menu includes turkey with giblet gravy, roast top round beef, Louisiana hot links, ham with rum raisin sauce, bourbon chicken and pork loin with gravy reduction.

Cost: $16.95.

Details: 775-323-2724.

BOOMTOWN: The Steakhouse serves a three-course holiday meal for $24.99 from 4:30 p.m. to closing. The meal includes a house salad or half a shared Caesar’s salad, a turkey dinner and pumpkin cheesecake.

Details: 775-345-6000.

CACTUS JACK’S: A traditional turkey dinner will be served for $9 from 2-6 p.m. in CJ’s Corner Café. The meal includes a choice of pumpkin pie or upside down cranberry cake.

Details: 775-882-8770.

CARSON VALLEY INN: A wood-roasted turkey dinner for $26 and a garlic-studded prime rib dinner for $29 will be served from 2 p.m. in CV Steak. The meals include holiday soup or tableside-prepared salad.

A turkey dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Katie’s Country Kitchen. The meal includes green salad or corn and cheddar cheese chowder and pumpkin pie.

Cost: $14.99 and $7.99 children younger than 10.

Details: 775-783-6664.

CLUB CAL NEVA: A traditional turkey Thanksgiving dinner with pumpkin pie will be served for $7.99 all day in the Top Deck Restaurant and for $9.99 starting at 5 p.m. in the Steak and Pasta House.

Details: 775-323-1046.

ELDORADO: The Buffet serves a Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. The menu includes prime rib, rosemary leg of lamb, maple-glazed ham, chilled crab legs, herb-roasted cod, pork loin with peaches and jalapeno jus and mushroom ravioli with porcini cream sauce.

Cost: $32.99, $29.99 One Club Silver members and above and $14.99 ages 10 and younger.

Roxy serves a three-course meal for $42 from 3 p.m. The meal includes an arugula and radicchio salad or wild mushroom soup, a turkey dinner and pumpkin-spiced crepes or salted caramel apple galette.

A three-course dinner for $44 will be served from 3 p.m. in La Strada. The meal includes a chopped fall salad or cream of butternut squash soup; choice of herb-crusted turkey leg, stuffed turkey breast or risotto with duck breast; and pumpkin cheesecake in a jar or a pumpkin-spiced caramel tart.

The Brew Brothers serves a three-course herb-roasted turkey dinner for $18.95. The meal includes a salad and pumpkin, apple or pecan pie.

Millies24 serves a turkey dinner for $19.95. The meal includes soup or salad and pumpkin, apple or pecan pie.

Details: 775-786-5700.

GOLD DUST WEST: A turkey meal with pumpkin pie will be served for $11.29 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Grille. The meal is free for club members who earn 200 base points that day.

Details: 775-323-2211.

GRAND SIERRA: Special dinners will be served from 5-9 p.m. in Charlie Palmer Steak. The menu includes an amuse of smoked salmon and caviar crostini; butternut squash soup with smoked bacon for $10; duck breast with blue cheese, poached pear and candied walnut salad for $16; turkey dinner for $38; an apple walnut tart with vanilla ice cream for $10; and pumpkin cheesecake with brittle and rum raisin sauce for $10.

Briscola serves a special dinner from 5-10 p.m. The menu includes a baby kale salad with pistachio-crusted goat cheese for $10; turkey ravioli with brown butter-sage sauce for $14; grilled lobster tail with butternut squash risotto for $40; and pumpkin tiramisu for $7. All-inclusive cost: $65.

Cantina serves a special meal for $35 from 5-10 p.m. The meal includes pozole verde; mole de calabaza enchilada; baked turkey leg with marinated grilled oyster mushrooms; and a mini cake trio of pumpkin, guava and street corn.

Grand Cafe serves three-course meals from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The meals include a romaine salad; an open-faced turkey sandwich for $22, sashimi ahi tuna and salmon tacos for $26 or rosemary prime rib for $30; and pumpkin pie.

The Grand Buffet serves brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Selections include smoked turkey, honey-apple glazed ham, prime rib, smoked beef brisket, Maryland eggs benedict with crab cake, chorizo scramble, a pho station, tandoori and pizza.

Cost: $31.99 and $16.99 for children.

The Grand Buffet serves dinner from 3-9 p.m. Selections include chilled seafood, smoked turkey, honey-apple glazed ham, prime rib, baby back ribs, grilled beef tenderloins and New York steaks, salmon filets with Maltese sauce, steamed crab legs, pork medallions with blueberry-bourbon sauce, pizzas, tandoori and a pho soup station.

Cost: $31.99 and $16.99 for children.

Room service serves a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with pumpkin or pecan pie for $25.

Details: 775-789-2000.

HARRAH’S RENO: Carvings buffet serves its holiday meal from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes a seafood salad, herb-roasted turkey, prime rib, bone-in ham, seafood omelets, pork loin with blueberry sauce, grilled orange roughy with mango-citrus glaze, Florentine eggs benedict and steamed mussels and clams.

Cost: $23.99 for Total Rewards members and $14.99 ages 3-11, $25.99 for non-members and $16.99 ages 3-11.

Dinner in the Steakhouse includes white asparagus soup with lump crab for $10, a traditional turkey dinner for $35 and an apple tarte tatin with cinnamon streusel for $10. Prix fixe cost: $50.

Details: 775-786-3232.

NUGGET CASINO RESORT: A Tailgate Buffet will be served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The menu includes roast turkey, prime rib, honey ham and seafood. Seating times are 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. NFL games will be shown throughout the room.

Cost: $29.95.

Details: 775-356-3300.

PEPPERMILL: Bimini Steakhouse serves holiday dinners from 3-9 p.m. The meals include beer and cheddar cheese soup with andouille sausage; turkey or prime rib; and pumpkin crème brulee.

Cost: $40 and $54 with wine pairings.

Biscotti’s serves a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes chilled prawns and king crab legs, oysters on the half shell, Oceano sushi platter, prime rib, turkey with giblet gravy, crab cakes, halibut with pine nuts and oregano butter, prosciutto-wrapped chicken and beef short ribs.

Cost: $39.95 and $16.95 ages 4-11.

Oceano offers dinners from 4-9 p.m. The meals include a winter green salad or a te maki turkey roll; pan-wood-grilled halibut or turkey breast; and pecan pie with Chantilly cream.

Cost: $38.95.

The Island Buffet serves meals from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes chilled seafood, smoked salmon, omelets and eggs made-to-order until 2 p.m., turkey, prime rib, grilled kielbasa, soy-marinated salmon, rib-eye and New York steaks, Asian barbecued pork ribs and turkey enchiladas.

Cost: $38.99 and $17.99 ages 4-11.

Details: 775-826-2121.

RAIL CITY: A turkey dinner with pumpkin pie will be served in the Ale House. The cost is $11.99 and $9.99 with club card.

The Buffet offers a holiday meal, including prime rib, pork loin, turkey and side dishes. Cost: $16.95 and $10.95 Silver Club members and above.

Details: 775-359-9440.

SANDS: The Copa Bar and Grill serves two specials. Pan-seared filet medallions served over holiday dressing costs $19.95, and herb-seasoned turkey with cider-bourbon giblet gravy costs $14.99.

The Buffet’s holiday menu includes prime rib, honey-glazed ham, turkey over dressing, Whiskey River barbecued pork ribs, four cheese artichoke-spinach lasagna and Pacific salmon Pan Asia.

Cost: $14.99 and $10.99 ages 4-11.

Details: 775-348-2200.

SILVER LEGACY: Thanksgiving meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Flavors! the Buffet. The menu features snow crab legs and chilled shrimp, prime rib, turkey breast, bone-in ham, goose breast with lingonberry sauce, baked bass with citrus-butter sauce and barbecued pork ribs with chorizo white bean stew.

Cost: $32.99, $29.99 One Club Silver members and above and $14.99 ages 10 and younger.

Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse serves a turkey dinner from 4 p.m. to closing. The meal includes a mini mushroom pillow or scallop ceviche, holiday salad or saffron mussel bisque and warm caramel apple brioche pudding with rum raisin ice cream.

Cost: $50. A bottle of 2012 Ferrari-Carano Anderson Valley Pinot Noir costs $59, and a bottle of 2013 Trefethen Napa Valley Riesling costs $39.

Pearl Oyster Bar and Café Central serve prix fixe dinners for $18.95 from 11 a.m. The meals include butternut squash bisque or a seasonal green salad; choice of honey-glazed ham or turkey; and spiced rum cake with pear chutney.

Details: 775-325-7401.

WESTERN VILLAGE: Pancho and Willies serves a holiday meal for $19.95 from 4-9 p.m. The meal includes Tuscan turkey soup or a pear and gorgonzola salad, apple wood smoked turkey and a pumpkin cannoli with candied fruit.

Details: 775-331-1069.

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