Roasted Turkey
Set your oven to 325F. We recommend using a meat thermometer. Be sure the thermometer is inserted into the thickest part of the breast, not touching the bone. Cook to an internal temperature of 180 F.

Turkey should sit at room temperature for about 1/2 hour before carving. Some suggestions for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner: Turkey stuffed with your favorite dressing, Baked Yams with Brown Sugar & Marshmallows, Mashed Potatoes with Giblet Gravy, 1/2 vegetables of your choice, Waldorf Salad, and of course, Pumpkin Pie and/or Mincemeat Pie with Rum Sauce. And, dont forget your favorite wine!

Approximate Cooking Times:

Stuffed Bird
8-12 lbs: 3 - 4 hours
12-16 lbs: 4 - 5 hours
16-20 lbs: 5 - 5 1/2 hours
20-24 lbs: 5 1/2 - 6 hours

Unstuffed Bird
8-12 lbs: 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 hours
12-16 lbs: 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 hours
16-20 lbs: 4 1/2 - 5 hours
20-24 lbs: 5 - 5 1/2 hours

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