What's the best way to cook a turkey?

How do you guys cook your turkey? I am a wreck with being in charge of cooking it this year and I want it to be perfect

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Wrap it in bacon and throw it in the oven.

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Just throw it in the oven with some stuffing. Let’s be honest, everyone knows the side dishes are the stars, not the turkey.

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But u can make ur turkey with sides… :thinking: maybe stuffed with Dressing & wrapped with bacon! Lol

Now u have a star turkey with 2 sides included

Put it in a nesco or roaster and go low and slow all day, it stays nice and juicy and you wont be know as the girl who made a dry ass turkey…

We use the cheesecloth method. You soak cheesecloth in melted butter and then cover the turkey in it and bake. :yum:

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Use a cooking bag. Follow directions on the bag pkg

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I use butter salt and pepper on mine put it in the oven on 200 before you go to sleep with 2 inches of water in the pan and let it go

Microwave that sumbitch.

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Brine it. Inject it. Rub it down. Bake it. Yum!!

I always cook my Turkey Christmas eve in the evening. Then I wrap it in foil and leave it in the oven till the next day . Then Christmas day i carve it all up and put gravy over it and pop it back in the oven for 20 minutes.
Tastes lush. X

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Oster brand electric roaster!

My husband is smoking ours this year :joy: he’s always in charge of the Turkey, but you can’t go wrong with oven either. Pinterest has great recipes!

Microwave for 90 mins

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We put butter under the skin (especially in the breast area) and cook in a cooking bag. Never dry.

I am old fashioned. I bake mine in an oven at 325, stuffed. I follow directions for ‘how long to bake’. I salt the inside and put my stuffing in the bird. I put it in a roasting pan, tin foil the wings tight, then cover the turkey with a lid or aluminum foil. after 1 hr start basting every 30 with drippings or chicken stock. Works every time and is a beautiful moist bird

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Butter, rosemary, sage, salt and pepper all mixed and put in between the skin and the meat of the turkey, high heat 425 for 25 mins then 250 until done. (About 4 hrs for a 22 lb turkey)

Upside down, butter in skin, salt n pepper n thrown in the oven

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In a roasting pan with butter, salt, pepper, and broth of choice. Covered with aluminum foil and basted every hour or so.