Turkey tips for new cooks

Turkey tips for new cooks

Every year, new families and cooking lovers prepare their Thanksgiving feast. If you’ve never had the chance to cook the turkey, here are some ways that you can make sure to do it safely and

The National Turkey Federation has its Thanksgiving 101″ guide, where you can find step-by-step instructions on how to prepare and cook your bird. You’ll also find recipes for side dishes and ideas for leftovers.

And don’t forget the tried and true favorite for decades, the Butterball Turkey Talk Line. Open every November and December they’ve always been a phone call away, for more than thirty years.

Butterball has embraced new technology, and now you can call (1-800-288-8372) , text (844-877-3456), or even have Alexa call for you. You can also connect with the talk-line through social media and live chat.

And don’t forget YouTube, where you can find tutorials and recipes that will get you through the day. From world famous chefs to regular folks – there are thousands of videos that can help, if you want to look for some more specific way or wild new ideas for your Thanksgiving.

And if all else fails, keep a list handy of local restaurants that offer carryout. It will be fine. You can do this.


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Jade Allen

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Jade Allen explores East Texas to bring the most exciting activities and locations to The East Texas Weekend. Jade came to Texas in 2018, where it has steadily become a home and a place to explore.