We’re so excited for Thanksgiving – with our family, friends and loved ones around, we can’t help but feel the magic of the season. One thing that’s often overlooked is the seasoning on our Thanksgiving turkey. This article has a helpful list of tips to make sure your turkey tastes delicious!
The first and most important tip is to start with a quality turkey. If you’re using a frozen turkey, make sure to thaw it properly before seasoning. You can either leave it in the refrigerator for a few days or thaw it in cold water, changing the water every 30 minutes.
Once your turkey is thawed, it’s time to start seasoning! One way to do this is to rub the skin with a mixture of olive oil and spices. You can also stuff the cavity of the turkey with herbs and onions for extra flavor.
When you’re ready to cook the turkey, make sure to preheat the oven and stuff the bird loosely with stuffing. Cooking times will vary depending on the size of your turkey, so be sure to check the package directions.
Finally, don’t forget to baste the turkey periodically during cooking. This will help keep the meat moist and prevent the skin from drying out.
With these tips, you’re sure to have a delicious and perfectly seasoned Thanksgiving turkey!
The Best Way To Season Your Holiday Turkey
The holidays are a time for family, friends, and of course, food. One of the most important parts of any holiday meal is the turkey. A dry, bland turkey can ruin an otherwise perfect meal. That’s why it’s so important to season your turkey properly.
There are a few different ways to season a turkey. You can use a store-bought seasoning mix, or you can make your own. Some recommended spices include sage, rosemary, thyme, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper. I like to put pats of butter under the skin for extra flavor. Whichever way you choose, be sure to season the inside and outside of the turkey for best results.
When seasoning the inside of the turkey, be sure to get under the skin as well as possible. This will help ensure that the seasoning flavor penetrates deep into the meat. For the outside of the turkey, be sure to rub the seasoning mix all over, including under the wings and legs.
Once your turkey is fully seasoned, it’s time to cook it. Be sure to follow all cooking instructions carefully for best results. And there you have it! A perfectly seasoned holiday turkey that your friends and family will love.