How to Make Turkey Ahead

Have you ever wondered to yourself, "How can I make my Thanksgiving turkey ahead?" You're not alone. We have the must-have tips and recipes for the easiest make-ahead turkey.

Curious about how to make your Thanksgiving turkey ahead?

The best way to do this is to roast the turkey, then carve it into larger pieces, such as the whole breast lobes, the wings, the thighs, and the drumsticks. Place the pieces in a storage container, cover and chill up to 24 hours. To reheat, place the pieces in a roasting pan with some chicken broth. Cover the pan and heat through in a 350°F oven (the timing will vary according to the size of the bird, but allow about 45 to 60 minutes).

More Turkey Tips

Watch as we carve a turkey for Thanksgiving or another special dinner. We help you separate the light meat from the dark meat so you get the most out of your holiday bird.

Turkey Recipe Ideas

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