How to Prep and Roast Turkey


In this video, Chef John shows you how to prepare and roast a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. You’ll see how to prep the turkey with a mix of seasonin... See moregs and stuff it with aromatic herbs, and you’ll learn a simple trick to prevent the turkey’s wings from burning. Then you’ll see a terrific method for loosening the turkey’s skin so you can slip flavored herb butter underneath. You’ll see how to keep the bird from getting too dark too quickly and discover a trick for getting extra juices for the gravy. Get Chef John’s recipe for the perfect roast turkey. This is a classic addition to your Thanksgiving dinner menu. Now watch Chef John make gravy from his roast turkey >>

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Nov 25, 2012 6:58 AM

loved this video try'd my Turkey this way & WOw very inpressed...My Turkey came out so good thanks my whole thanksgiving Dinner came out better this year than any other years past


Nov 24, 2012 9:31 AM

CindyKay and all that wanted recipes and ratios ... Thanks! I was out of town so I am cooking ours today. HTH!


Nov 23, 2012 5:49 PM

Thank You!! I was so nervous about making my first Thanksgiving turkey... and thanks to this video and recipe it came out better than ever! I did not use the rosemary or sage, and it still turned out delicious! very moist!

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