As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, grocery stores will likely be crowded and some items sold out. With all the planning and preparation spent creating the perfect meal to be shared among close family and friends, the one thing that can put a dent in the timeline is the turkey!
Thawing the turkey always seems to be last thing on the list when it should be the first. After all, pies can bake the day before or even during dinner and enjoyed later. Help ease the frustration of 11:00 pm turkey dinners and follow the guidelines below for thawing your bird:
So if you have your 12 pounder in the freezer, you might want to take that baby out tonight to start thawing it in the refrigerator.
Tell us do you cook your bird stuffed or unstuffed?
Download a handy thawing and cooking chart from homefoodsafety.org.