I don’t know about you, but cooking a turkey is stressful! I mean, it’s sort of the star of the show. And to mess it up… ugh, I can’t even think about that!
The first tip I got when I was hosting my first Thanksgiving: turkey oven bags. And thaw well in advance! But if you forget to thaw, here’s a video from Anne Burrel on how to thaw in a few hours!
Roast Turkey with Rosemary, Lemon, and Garlic from My Recipes
This is the recipe I’ve used for two years…and will use again this year.
Here are some other great options for a fabulous turkey. But still, I’d recommend the oven bag! (I started putting pictures in, but then I realized that most roasted turkeys look about the same!)
Good Eats Roast Turkey by Alton Brown from Food Network
Roast Turkey (brined) by Martha Stewart
Lemon Sage Turkey by Clinton Kelly on The Chew
Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way by Robin at All Recipes
Rosemary Roasted Turkey by All Recipes
I make Logan carve the turkey each year. But if you need a reminder, here’s a video on how to carve a turkey from Food Network.