How to cook a turkey

How to cook a turkey

Are you ready to take on the title of "turkey master" this holiday season? Join us in the kitchen for a step-by-step guide on how to cook the perfect Thanksgiving turkey that will have your family and friends begging for seconds!

Talk turkey like you mean it! Learn more via free fact sheets available on Ohioline about adding turkey to your menu, storing and freezing leftover turkey, and other helpful hints.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers advice via Let's Talk Turkey—A Consumer Guide to Safely Roasting a Turkey.

If you bought a frozen turkey, it is important to thaw it properly. Read more on Chow Line: Thawing a Frozen Turkey Safely.

Do Not (I repeat) do not rinse the turkey....Read this Chow Line update for more about NOT rinsing raw turkey.

To stuff or not to stuff... What should you do? Learn more in this Chow Line: Don't Stuff the Bird update.

How long can you freeze, then use turkey? Learn more in Chow Line: A Year or Two is not Too Long to Use Uncooked Frozen Turkey.