If you've ever overcooked or undercooked your bird, know that others have done worse.
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Breast-side down to gives the legs a head start.
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This Thanksgiving, be sure.
Cooking and serving the parts separately just can't match the eye-popping appeal of serving that smoke-burnished, handsomely browned holiday bird whole.
His secretary started calling me at noon every Monday with, "He'd like a full turkey dinner for dinner tonight. Okay, bye, bye." There were the strings... tied right to my bag of money. He tugged the strings and I roasted the turkeys.
Roasting a turkey is actually just as easy as roasting a chicken. It might take a little longer, but in the end, there's no reason why you can't have a tender, delicious, drama-free dinner.
This is no ordinary turkey preparation, pilgrims. Follow these detailed steps and you will never have a dry, stringy, cardboardy