Turkey 101

Even experienced cooks become nervous when it's time to prepare the Thanksgiving turkey. Let us help relieve the pressure with our delectable recipes and information on how to cook a turkey to make Thanksgiving dinner a success.
What Size to Buy What Size to Buy

When choosing the size of turkey for your Thanksgiving gathering:

  • Allow 1 pound per adult for turkeys under 12 pounds
  • Allow 3/4 pound per adult for turkeys over 12 pounds
  • For boneless turkey breasts, allow 1/2 pound per adult
  • If you want leftovers, buy a turkey 2-4 pounds larger than you need