The All-Too Common Mistakes People Make With Thanksgiving Turkey
The problem with cooking up a Thanksgiving turkey is that there aren’t many opportunities to practice. The need for making a huge bird actually goes but once( perhaps twice) a year. It’s a big chore, and there is a lot to consider.
Learning how to cook a turkey is not something you want to approach nonchalantly you’re going to want to do your homework so as not to commit one of the many mistakes that are all too common gone Thanksgiving. Lucky for you, everything you need to know is right here. We’re presenting all the ways a turkey can go wrong in your kitchen and how to these blunders can be easily avoided. It’s really easy once you know what you’re doing, promise.
Read up, and you’ll be fine come the big day.
* Note: The USDA recommends all turkeys be cooked to at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit for optimum safety. You’ll notice below that we often indicate removing the bird from the oven when it reaches 160, but that’s because the bird’s temperature will continue to rise to 165( or above) after you remove it from the oven. Just make sure it ultimately reaches 165.