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Does wrapping turkey while resting make the skin soggy

I normally rest turkey (in 16 - 24 lb range) for 45 - 60 minutes, loosely tented in foil only. I'm looking at a number of suggestions for longer resting time*, but they usually refer to tenting the ...
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How long to cook at turkey for at low temperature in a conveciton oven?

It is turkey time in the good 'ol US of A. (Apologies in advance this will refer to F and lbs...). For the past few years I have been doing a low temperature cook. Using the Spendid Table recipe. In ...
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Is it ok to Brine a turkey ahead of roasting time

I would like to brine my turkey on Tuesday. Take it out of the brine Wednesday, rinse it and keep it in the refrigerator until I roast it on Thursday. Is this ok?
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My turkey drippings were a raspberry color - why and was it safe to use?

Made our turkey in an oil-less infrared fryer. The turkey came out great, but the drippings (almost a full quart) were not only like jello, but a raspberry color. Have made many turkeys in the oven, ...
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Defrosting turkey

I was defrosting my turkey last night and I kept switching the sides since my sink isn’t big enough, I forgot to put it in the fridge before bed and the top portion was sticking out of the water all ...
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What are the pros and cons of wet compared to dry brining a large fresh turkey?

I will roast a fresh 18 lb turkey this thanksgiving and am trying to decide between a dry and wet brine. I’ve wet brined a turkey before but never dry brined one. How do they compare vis a vis taste, ...
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Traditional Easter Turkey

I was talking to my butcher today who told me that lamb is a fairly recent favourite at Easter and that turkey used to be traditional (in England) I spoke to my mum and she confirmed that her parents ...