Whether roasted, fried or grilled, the Thanksgiving turkey is the star. Imagine your family sitting around the table staring at a burned bird. Before you bust out the basting brush, find out if you know what you're doing
What's the best way to thaw a frozen turkey?
- Put it in the sink, unwrapped.
- Keep it in the refrigerator.
- Leave it outside for several hours.
At what temperature in the deepest part of the thigh is the turkey ready?
- 380 degrees Fahrenheit
- 280 degress Fahrenheit
- 180 degrees Fahrenheit
How often should you baste your turkey while it's in the oven?
- Basting the turkey isn't necessary.
- Once per hour
- Every 15 minutes
How should you prep your turkey before you fry it?
- Thaw it completely
- Leave it frozen
- Thaw it out about halfway
How long can you keep a thawed turkey in the refrigerator before it spoils?
- One day
- Four days
- Ten days
What's the difference between stuffing and dressing?
- How it's served
- The ingredients
- How it's cooked
How long will the leftovers stay fresh so you can enjoy yummy turkey sandwiches after Thanksgiving?
- Three days
- Two months
What should you cut first when carving the turkey?
- The thigh
- The wing
- The breast
What should you do if you notice the breast of the turkey is cooking faster than the wings and legs?
- Take it out, cut it up and put the legs back in to finish cooking.
- Turn down the temperature of the oven.
- Place a triangular piece of aluminum foil over the breast.
How long can you leave the turkey on the table for your guests to pick at throughout the day?
- Two hours
- Four hours
- All day