Serve with your favorite hot steamed fresh vegetable.
Keeping it Safe
To safely thaw a frozen turkey, place turkey on tray and refrigerate until thawed, allowing 5 hours for each pound of turkey. Or, place turkey in sink and keep covered with cold water until turkey is thawed allowing 1 hour for each pound of turkey, changing the water occasionally.
How to Carve Turkey
Place the cooked turkey on a large cutting board. Use a sharp heavy knife to cut off both legs and thighs. (Twisting the thigh joint helps to remove the leg from the turkey.) Cut the dark meat from the bones and place on platter. Carve the breast meat by making a slice along one side of the breast bone and continue to slice downward, separating the meat from the cavity. Then, cut along the bottom of the breast. Cut slices from the breast meat. Repeat on the other side of the breast bone. Arrange sliced meat on platter.