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Cooking a Turkey

the secrets to a perfect turkey for your holiday dinner. You do not need to be the best chef in the world to cook the best turkey.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, canadian
Keyword chritmas turkey, Cook a turkey, how to cook a turkey, roast turkey, Thanksgiving turkey
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 189kcal


  • 1 Turkey


  • stuff the turkey (don't forget to remove the giblets inside
  • The key is to cook the turkey for one half hour at 450. 
  • Turn down the oven to 350 and then baste every hour until complete.
  •  Kent also started injecting the juice back into the bird after he finishes basting. 



The combination of the brine and the stuffing all help but the 450 for a half hour then helps seal all the juicy goodness inside.


Serving: 8g | Calories: 189kcal | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.6g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 239mg