Thanksgiving Cooking Tips


Review by Debbie Mazo


National Turkey Federation If you're getting ready for your first turkey or unhappy with last year's results, look no further. Whether your tastes run to the traditional or more adventurous, Thanksgiving Cooking Tips is here to make sure that this holiday is the tastiest ever.

Part of the National Turkey Federation site, this guide to Thanksgiving cooking has everything you need to know for creating a stress-free holiday gathering. From turkey-purchasing pointers to the perfect gravy to side dishes and leftovers, Thanksgiving Cooking Tips serves up the perfect menu for novices and experienced cooks alike.

Confused about picking the perfect bird? Turkey Purchasing Pointers will help you make the right decision with tips on the best selection for fresh or frozen turkey. To preserve the quality of your turkey when you get home, care must also be taken to store the turkey correctly. How to Store Turkey has advice for storing raw as well as leftover cooked turkey.

Happy Thanksgiving Whether you're roasting, grilling, or deep-frying your turkey, this site can help ensure the final product is an overwhelming success. Click on Cooking the Bird to find the latest on turkey roasting times, deep-frying techniques, and guidelines to ensure thermometers are properly used.

At Thanksgiving Cooking Tips, the recipe file is full of appealing turkey selections. Main entrée ideas include Southern Roast Turkey with Bourbon Peach Glaze and Roast Turkey with Herbal Rub. Since stuffing can make or break your Thanksgiving dinner, there's also a complete Stuffing section with pointers as well as exotic variations on classic favorites. If you've got extra helpings, browse through the Turkey Recipe Database complete with over 500 selections.

Other highlights of the site include step-by-step instructions for the best carving presentation and cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs like Todd English and Too Hot Tamales' Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger. With all this handy information, this concise guide for preparing the perfect bird will have you talking turkey all-year long.


About the Writer

Debbie Mazo is a writer and editor based in Vancouver, Canada. She currently specializes in technical and marketing materials, but is also pursuing opportunities in food journalism.



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