You’ve bought your turkey for Thanksgiving. NOW, it’s time to thaw it. Above you will see the recommended thawing methods. Start today if needed, because the closer you get to the big day, the more stress you will put on yourself and you make be stuck cooking a frozen turkey (not recommended).
How NOT to Thaw a Turkey
In case you are wondering, here are some thawing methods that are not recommended:
- thawing a turkey on the counter, in the garage or on the back porch
- thawing a turkey in a brown paper grocery bag or plastic garbage bag
- using the dishwasher to thaw a turkey (with or without water)
- any method that is not the refrigerator, cold water, or the microwave