Many of us only cook turkeys during the holidays, so here are some tips from USDA to remember for thawing your turkey safely and a time table for roasting.
Remember to plan ahead and place your turkey in the refrigerator to thaw either Sunday or Monday depending on your turkey size.
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I shorten the cooking time for my turkeys by using a turkey size oven roasting bag. I also purchase a large aluminum pan to thaw my turkey in. Then I wash it well and use it to cook my turkey.
Have a Very Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!