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Cooking turkey

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Turkey (and any other poultry) is best defrosted in a covered dish at the bottom of the fridge so that it can’t drip onto other foods.

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If the bird is too big for the fridge, put it somewhere out of reach from animals and children, andwhere it won’t touch other foods. A cool room, shed or garage are all good places.

If you’re not using the fridge, watch out for sudden changes in room temperature, as they could prevent the turkey from thawing evenly.

To work out the canada goose outlet 2015 defrosting time for your turkey, first check the packaging for any guidance. If there aren’t any defrosting instructions, use the following times to work out roughly how long it will take to thaw your turkey:

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Plan your cooking time in advance to make sure you get the bird in the oven early enough to cook it thoroughly. A large turkey canada goose outlet real can take several hours to cook properly, and eating undercooked turkey (or other poultry) could cause food poisoning.

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the meat is steaming hot all the way through

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the juices run clear when you pierce the turkey or press the thigh

If you’re using a temperature probe or food thermometer, ensure the thickest part of the bird (between the breast and the thigh) reaches at least 70C for2 minutes.

Thecooking timesabove are based on an unstuffed bird. It’ssafer to cook your stuffing in a separate roasting tin, rather than inside the bird so that it cooks more easily and the guidelinesare more accurate.

canada goose uk outlet If you cook your bird with the stuffing inside, you need to allow extra time for the stuffing and for the fact that it cooks more slowly. canada goose uk outlet

Some ovens, like fan assisted ones, may cook the bird more quickly check canada goose sale uk the guidance on the packaging and the manufacturer’s handbook for your oven if you can.