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Are you a turkey expert?
by Staff
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
  • Both

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