Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey

If you are an experienced professional at preparing the classic Thanksgiving feast, you know it is surprisingly easy for the wonderful results. The meal preparation requires advance planning and organization. To an inexperienced cook, the thought of being in charge of the entire Thanksgiving meal can be intimidating. Younger home chefs may not have had the opportunity to perfect their cooking skills.

One way to assist the inexperienced cooks is to invite them to join you as you prepare the traditional family feast. They will gain valuable experience and skills plus loving memories of the occasion.

We offer several turkey preparation tips:

How much turkey should be purchased?

How should the turkey be thawed?


What are the key pointers for stuffing a turkey?


When is the turkey done?