How to cook Thanksgiving turkey

November 26, 2014 2:59 PM

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How to cook Thanksgiving turkey

You’ll need a meat thermometer and a pan large enough to hold the bird with space around it (a rack is nice, but not essential). Set the bird on a bed of carrots and onions and roast according to the accompanying chart. Let the turkey sit at room temperature for 45 minutes before roasting.

1. Set the oven at 325 degrees. Remove the giblets from both the neck and vent ends of the bird. Wipe the bird inside and out with a damp paper towel. Sprinkle the inside with salt and pepper and tuck a handful of onion pieces and lemon quarters into the cavity. Chop half the rosemary, thyme, and or...

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