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
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