How to Make Thanksgiving Turkey
- Preheat an oven to around 350 degrees F.
- Make sure you cover the roaster with aluminum foil.
- Wrap the roaster itself with aluminum foil.
- Stir together the parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, lemon, pepper and salt in a bowl.
- Rub this mixture into the interiors of the turkey.
- Now stuff the turkey with celery, orange, onions and carrots.
- Now place the turkey into the roasting pan.
- Pour some of the chicken broth over the turkey and inside it as well.
- Seal the aluminum foils over the top but make sure the turkey breast or legs don’t touch them.
- Bake the turkey for around 2 ½ to 3 until it’s properly cooked in the middle and no juices remain.
- Now uncover the aluminum foil and bake for around 30 minutes more.
- Insert an instant read thermometer which should read 180 degrees F.
- Remove the turkey and cover with a double layer of aluminum foil.
- Let it rest for 10-15 minutes before serving.
- Turkeys have been a staple American cuisine items since as far back as 1000 AD.
Nearly 45 million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving Day.