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which brand of Turkey do you buy for the holidays

this is for people who choose to cook a Turkey for the holidays

 
1LovelyAngel

Asked by 1LovelyAngel at 9:59 AM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Holidays

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Answers (7)
  • I HAVE to have a Honeysuckle White! I'm not always particular on what I buy, but that is one of the few.
    cheez1e

    Answer by cheez1e at 10:39 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I agree with jnd951999. I buy whichever is on sale. I prepare my turkey this way: Make a paste of garlic, minced fresh basil, and butter, then gently lift the skin of the turkey, and rub the paste over the breasts then in the cavity (which of course has been emptied and washed out). Stuff the turkey. Then I lift the skin again, and arrange large whole fresh basil leaves under the skin along the breasts of the turkey. I rub butter all over the outside of the turkey, season it with thyme, pepper, garlic, and lay branches of fresh thyme between the legs and the breasts. As the turkey cooks, I occasionally baste it with the juices that drip into the pan. If after a couple of hours I don't see enough juices, I will use a little chicken broth to baste it....as the turkey cooks, it will just taste like turkey, and it will help keep the turkey moist, and hopefully give you enugh drippings for the gravy. Good Luck!
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 10:25 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Honeysuckle White all the way...fresh ordered not frozen.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 10:59 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Whatever is on sale, but I'm considering a "clean" turkey this year.
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 12:36 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • The one on sale at Safeway.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 3:20 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Usually what ever is on sale for the cheapest price. I think I can make any turkey good so the brand really doesn't matter.
    jnd951999

    Answer by jnd951999 at 10:14 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • We go to in-laws so they do the buying
    girliemom0406

    Answer by girliemom0406 at 11:54 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

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