How to Roast a Turkey

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If you’ve never roasted a turkey before, or you have and it just didn’t turn out quite right, then this video is for you. Chef John teaches you how to... See more cook a Thanksgiving turkey using simple methods. Nothing fancy here, just a solid procedure that works for beginners and experts alike—and results in a moist, tender bird with a beautiful magazine-cover look. Get Chef John's recipe for How to Cook a Turkey. Then prepare yourself for plenty of ooohs and aaahs at the holidays. See more Thanksgiving videos >>

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ivoryflower

Dec 30, 2013 3:28 AM

I tried this recipe this Christmas for my family of 14!. I have never cooked a turkey before!. It was so deliciously moist and brown!. Everybody loved it so much that there was no turkey left!. From one big Aussie fan....THANK YOU CHEF JOHN!. :) Next year wil try turkey with stuffing!. Of course shall follow your video. :))

PapaDave

Dec 21, 2012 11:12 AM

Samira, Just e mail yourself the video

Aileen

Nov 4, 2012 6:43 AM

Great video! However I would suggest removing the gizzards prior to washing the turkey for less chance of bacterial contamination.

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