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First time cooking a turkey...

Ok i'm 23 and this is my first time cooking christmas dinner at my house and I'm suppose to fix a turkey. I bought a 6 lb turkey (we are having just a couple people over) what advice can you give me about cooking the turkey. How long do I cook it? How do you baste a turkey? and do I cover it with aluminum foil?

Sorry if this ? sounds silly but i'm not the best cook and my mom never really taught me how.

Thanks ladies :)


Asked by L0vingMy3Girls at 12:47 PM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Holidays

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Answers (4)
  • I just use an oven bag. It should have directions on the bag as far as how long to cook it. Don't worry it's not that much to it.

    Answer by arenad at 12:49 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Buy a roasting bag and it will bast itself. The exact cooking time will be determined by whether you plan to stuff it or not.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 12:51 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • The cooking bags work REALLY well... and there is less mess to clean.

    Answer by sahlady at 12:48 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Thanks ladies

    Comment by L0vingMy3Girls (original poster) at 12:49 PM on Dec. 22, 2010