#How to cook a turkey

Hoosac Valley Kindergarteners on 'How to Cook a Turkey'

ADAMS, Mass. — There are many ways to cook a turkey, and the kindergarten classes at Hoosac Valley Elementary School annually send iBerkshires their own ideas on how much turkeys weigh, who cooks them and how long it takes, along with their own somewhat exotic recipes. Their Thanksgiving recipes are...
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How to Cook a Turkey over Charcoal

Cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving can be overwhelming. It is the star piece of food for one of the highest pressure meals of the year. While cooking it over fire adds another layer of complexity, it can also add layers of tastiness. To help you on your journey, should you choose to take it, I spoke with Mona Johnson and Jaret Foster of Portland-based Tournant, an outdoor catering and event company that focuses on over-fire cooking. It’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Below are their tips to deliver the goods without burning your hands.
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VERIFY: Yes, you can cook a turkey in the microwave

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As we gear up for Thanksgiving, we are answering your turkey questions. One question we see year over year, can you cook your turkey in the microwave?. According to google trends, the search 'how to cook a turkey' spikes every year at this time. THE QUESTION:. Can...

This Thanksgiving, let science help you roast a tastier turkey

I've got a kitchen confession: I don't do Thanksgiving turkey. It's not because of dietary restrictions, although I do try to limit my meat consumption. It's more a matter of soul-crushing disappointment. Years ago, my family and I decided we weren't going to serve Thanksgiving turkey anymore because it kept turning out dry and flavorless.
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The Best Way to Cook a Turkey, According to Science

Each year, millions of Americans put their money, time and energy into preparing the perfect turkey. It’s the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal and an essential component of the holiday. Yet come mealtime, far too many of us are left with a bird that’s dull and dry — the uninspired second fiddle to the mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie.

How to cook a perfect Thanksgiving turkey, according to a 3-star Michelin chef

Welcome to Clubhouse Eats, where we celebrate the game’s most delectable food and drink. Hope you brought your appetites. Now’s around the time of a year when one lucky turkey gets a presidential pardon, and countless others suffer the unspeakable indignity of being transformed into dry and flavorless Thanksgiving meals.

How to cook and carve a turkey like the Okeechobee Steakhouse

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The following instructions for cooking a turkey are from chef/owner Ralph Lewis of the Okeechobee Steakhouse, Okeechobee Prime Seafood, and Okeechobee Prime Meat Market. Planning Your Turkey Dinner. How big of a turkey do I need?. The rule of thumb is one pound of raw...

Thanksgiving turkey: Here are our 12 all-time top recipes

We’re closing in on Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to talk some serious turkey. If you want to serve a fresh, never frozen turkey, you still have time to order one. And if you aren’t sure about some of the basics, we’ve got a guide that spells out exactly how much to buy, how long you’ll need to allow for thawing, and answers to other burning questions (like is brining really worth the effort).

Sohla El-Waylly shows Al Roker how to make the juiciest turkey for Thanksgiving

Sohla El-Waylly is known for her popular YouTube videos for "The New York Times" and for her new show on History channel called "Ancient Recipes with Sohla." El-Waylly joined Al Roker on his new podcast, "Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker" to show him her way of doing a Thanksgiving bird. Her recipe for Herb-Roasted Turkey and Honey-Thyme Gravy is, indeed, a game-changer.

Thanksgiving 2021 — Preparing your turkey under stress

Many Americans are once again planning for holidays that look more like they did before the pandemic, but the continuing COVID-19 pandemic coupled with rising costs can make for a stressful holiday season. Don’t let this stress distract you from keeping your family safe from foodborne illnesses. According to a...

Turkey disasters: Seacoast chiefs on how to cook Thanksgiving meal without starting a fire

Thanksgiving is a time for food and family but unfortunately, with many amateur chefs pushing their skills to the limits, it is also a busy time for firefighters. Ogunquit Fire Chief Russell Osgood said firefighters once reported to a home where the holiday turkey was being fried on a deck. The cook dropped the turkey into the oil, the oil spilled out of the fryer, and caught fire.
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Let’s be honest: The roast turkey was bequeathed to us by Satan

The time is here again when millions of Americans anguish over a nearly impossible culinary task, in hopes of producing (by any objective measure) an insipid result. Opinions to start the day, in your inbox. Sign up. I speak of roasting an entire turkey. This yearly project dates back many...