How to Prepare a Turkey with Help from Hefty
Take into account your guest list when deciding which size turkey to prepare. A good rule of thumb is 2 lbs. for every guest.
Understanding your recipe counts for a lot. It’s tempting to experiment, but if you’re hosting, it’s OK to go with tried and true, rather than add any additional stress.
Roasting your turkey unstuffed? Use an EZ Ovenware Disposable Baking Pan to cook stuffing separately.
Keep in mind the proper technique for thawing a turkey. Thaw only in the refrigerator and allow 24 hours for every 4-5 lbs. of turkey.
Everyone’s an expert when it comes time to carve. So that’s why the best method is to do it in the kitchen, away from prying eyes. Arrange carved and sliced turkey on a serving platter.
You want to make the most of your leftovers. Wrap and refrigerate immediately. Store turkey in Clip Fresh Food Storage Containers for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.