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How to cook a turkey


If you follow me on twitter you might have seen I made my very first turkey. I've never had the need to make one, but my grandma gave me a turkey so what do you do when you get given a turkey? You cook it! I asked for some advice via social network and did an abundance of research (yes, I usually over kill research…) so I would ruin this massive bird.


I used this recipe, along with some advice from just about everyone I knew. I decided not to use a turkey bag, against everyone's judgement. I borrowed a GE 18 quart roaster from my Momma. For some reason it was a lot less scary to cook the turkey in this rather than in the oven, ya I don't know why either. But with a lot of prayer and peeking at the turkey every 10 minutes, lol. I made a turkey. I successfully did not ruin a 15 lb turkey. It is a miracle!


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  1. Hopping over and following along. IT looks delish! I've never used a turkey bag. Hugs

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