I know roasting is the main way to cook a turkey, and has been for a long time. Then there's the popular frying in peanut oil of the turkey, which my uncle does. My step-mom has made TurDucken a few times - a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken. I always miss those years, which makes me sad, because how yummy would that be?!
However, what I do, is something I took from my mom's no-fuss way: Crock Pot Turkey. I cook the salted and seasoned turkey in the oven with a baking bag, debone it, and refrigerate the meat juices and the meat separately. Thanksgiving morning, I remove the solidified fat from the juices and put the juices in the crock pot with the meat and let it all stew for a few hours. That way, the stress of cooking the turkey was done in advance, and we have hot, super-juicy turkey for Thanksgiving Day! (I'm a big fan of the no stress.) Oh, it is soooo good. Yum!
All this talk of turkey has me hankering after turkey now. Enjoy the ad!
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