Thanksgiving Ideas

Tips for Roasting a Turkey, Chicken or Goose

A delicious Thanksgiving dinner is all about choosing the best ingredients and cooking them well. Follow these tips for a succulent, perfectly cooked bird.

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Storing Fresh Poultry

Purchase your bird three to five days before the planned meal. If you've chosen fresh poultry, ask your butcher to take off the legs and neck if necessary, then keep it unwrapped in the fridge. When you're ready to roast the bird, remove it from the fridge, wash it, pat it dry and leave it for at least two hours to come to room temperature before cooking.

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