Are you ready to make the BEST Thanksgiving turkey? Trust me, it’s easier than you think! You don’t need to brine and you don’t need to baste. Just a few simple steps and you’ll have a perfectly golden, juicy, and insanely flavorful roasted turkey that’ll impress your family and guests.
I know many people get intimidated by cooking a turkey, but you needn’t worry. It’s easy! Especially with this no-fail, foolproof, beginner recipe. Just think of it as cooking a large chicken. 😉 I’m also showing you how to carve a turkey on the video today. Bonus!
There’s a TON more info on the turkey recipe blog post (linked below), as well as more Thanksgiving recipes, so make sure to check that out. I can’t wait to see all your beautiful turkeys and Thanksgiving dinners on social media, make sure to tag me!
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00:30 Thaw your turkey
00:54 How big of a turkey should you buy?
01:15 Remove the giblets and neck
01:57 Essential equipment to cook a turkey (knives, thermometers, and roasting pans)
02:53 Stuff the turkey with vegetables and herbs
04:02 Make the herb butter
05:02 Pat the turkey dry
05:16 Loosen turkey skin and rub herb butter underneath and all over the outside of the turkey
06:25 Slice vegetables for roasting pan
07:15 Place turkey in roasting pan and cook in the oven
08:00 Remove turkey from oven and let it rest
09:02 How to carve a turkey
11:26 Place the turkey on a platter and garnish
12:08 Taste test
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