Position your oven rack so the center of the turkey is in the center of your oven. For a large bird, you may need to move the rack down a notch.
Arrange carrots, celery and onions in the bottom of the pan. Place your turkey on top. to help with even cooking.
To get an even, rich brown color over the whole turkey, use a glaze. With a basting brush, dab on molasses, honey or jam.
It only takes three to four minutes of cook time per pound to deep fry a turkey. It also results in a bird that’s tender and juicy!
Stuffing inside a turkey takes longer to cook and increases the chance that the meat will overcook. (Plus, undercooked stuffing isn't safe to eat.)
Learn how to spatchcock a turkey. It exposes more of the meat, giving extra room to add seasonings!
Order a whole, bone-in turkey breast from your butcher. It cooks quicker than a whole bird and is perfect for a smaller group of people.