18 Things You've Always Wanted to Know About Cooking Turkey

Your Questions Answered

How much turkey should I buy per person?

How do I remove pin feathers from my turkey?

No matter what I do, my turkey always ends up being dry. What am I doing wrong?

Help! My turkey doesn’t fit in my oven!

How do I ensure my turkey cooks evenly when I put it in the oven to roast?

At what temperature should I roast my turkey?

Do I need to baste my turkey?

How do I get a nice golden brown skin on my turkey?

How do I know when my turkey is ready?

Can I cook my turkey overnight?

What are giblets?

How do I make the perfect gravy to accompany my turkey?

How long should I leave my turkey to rest before carving? How should I carve it?

I want to try brining my turkey this year. How do I do it?

I have a small family. What alternatives are there to a whole roasted turkey?

I’d like to try something a bit different with my turkey this year. Do you have any suggestions?

How long can I keep leftover roasted turkey for?

What’s the best way to use up my leftover turkey?

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