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Roasted Turkey in Parchment with Gravy

Time:6 hours 30 mins
Other Ideas:
All-American, Main course
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Herb-Roasted Turkey with Pan Gravy

Ingredients
  • 1 18- to 21-pound fresh turkey, thawed if frozen, giblets and neck removed from cavity and reserved for gravy
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 teaspoons coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper, plus more for seasoning
  • 3 to 4 lemons, each cut into quarters
  • 2 to 3 onions, each cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 cup dry white wine or water
  • 3 cups Giblet Stock or homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock
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Perfect Roast Turkey

Other Ideas:
All-American, Main course
Ingredients
  • 3 cups coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts only, rinsed and coarsely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, coarsely chopped
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 fresh whole turkey (18 to 20 pounds), rinsed and patted dry, giblets and neck reserved for gravy
  • Gravy
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), melted, plus 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chestnut Stuffing
  • Crab apples, fresh rosemary sprigs, and fresh sage, for garnish (optional)
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Carving Turkey

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How to Roast a Turkey 101 Pt. 1

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Spice-Rubbed Roast Turkey

Ingredients
  • 1 whole fresh turkey (20 to 24 pounds)
  • Shiitake-Mushroom Stuffing and Sausage Stuffing, room temperature
  • 2 navel oranges, halved
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons ground Aleppo pepper (kalustyans.com) or paprika, plus more if desired
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • Persimmons, for garnish (optional)
  • Fresh sage, for garnish (optional)
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Spice Rubbed Turkey Technique

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Apple Cider Brined Turkey

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How to Use Fresh Herbs in a Thanksgiving Turkey

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