7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:39 PM
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So we decided to have Thanksgiving dinner this weekend by Park Ridge? I’ve never made turkey. What’s the best turkey recipes. How do I make sure it’s not dry? Thank you😊

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:42 PM

Brine it over night. Lots of salt and stock.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:43 PM

We always cook ours in the Reynolds turkey bags (you can get them in the aluminum foil aisle). Rub a stick of butter on the outside of the turkey and then place squares of the butter all over it. Follow the directions that come with the turkey bag and you should have a perfect turkey.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:44 PM

Put in oven 250 before you go to bed fill a pan of water with spices and herbs put it under the turkey the rack under it in oven wake up to a moist bird! Absolutely amazing . Of course you have to season it and all .

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:45 PM

Flip it upside down so the breast are under . Use a cooking bag - open it up 20 minutes before it’s done to brown . I make stuffing with Italian sausage fresh celery and onions , & chicken stock

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:48 PM

I get 2 big Turkey breast from Walmart. They are in bag, you just puncture bag and cook. They are soooo yummy. Jenny O Turkey breast.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:49 PM

Ina Garten and make some thyme butter to spread under the skin, YUM

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:52 PM

GET A FRESH TURKEY FROM HARRISONS ON WAUKEGAN IN GLENVIEW. Brine the bird over nihgt. a boxed brine, of seasonings that will juice up the bird. It needs to cook about 20 min per pound. If roasting, put it in a rack and tuck the wing tips into the legs so they dont burn. remember to let the bird sit about 15 mins after so all the juices can settle. If you are gonna deep fry or smoke one that is another whole process.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:58 PM

The key is to coat the skin with olive oil or butter to brown it and use an oven bag. Keep it simple.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 9:59 PM

I use the Turkey bags it’s always moist

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 10:12 PM

Deep fry it. Perfect weekend for it.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 10:15 PM

I put fresh herbs. Sage, rosemary and thyme. With butter UNDER the skin. Inside the turkey I salt pepper and fill with leeks, carrots, and celery. And pour 2 cans of chicken broth inside. then season outside with an herbed salt. Cook covered. Then uncover last 40 min to get skin crispy. Will FALL OFF THE BONE. I PROMISE

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 10:58 PM

Butter under the skin, stuff the cavity with fruit, oranges, lemons apples, maybe celery too. It will keep it from drying out and the fruit is aromatic.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 11:03 PM

Brine that bird first. It’s so easy and it makes for a terrific feast.

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7 months ago on 04/30/2020 at 11:43 PM

Best way to roast a turkey is to use beef instead.

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 12:18 AM

Brine it first

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 12:29 AM

I make mine greek style. Always comes out juicy and tendsr without brining. Pm me for recipe

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 2:56 AM

Crock pot with mccormicks turkey rub. Add a cup of chicken broth and . 5 stick of butter

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 5:43 AM

Just don’t overcook it and it will be fine. The directions are on the package. Make sure it’s fully defrosted. Are you cooking a whole turkey or just a breast? Use the leftovers for turkey tetrazzini, turkey pot pie and cream of turkey and wild rice soup. Enjoy your turkey dinner!

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 6:55 AM

Turkey bags!

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 7:39 AM

Deep fried turkey

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 7:46 AM

Brine the turkey. There are a million brine recipes or buy a premade brine kit on amazon.

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 8:17 AM

Use a turkey bag Follow instructions on the box

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 9:01 AM

I use Butterball turkeys and use a Reynolds cooking bag. It comes out juicy every time!

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 3:32 PM

Spatchcock it, it will cook more quickly and more evenly.

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7 months ago on 05/01/2020 at 9:17 PM

Great idea

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