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Is it time to defrost the turkey?

Today is Monday, so three days should be sufficient.

Right?

by Anonymousreply 11November 24, 2022 4:09 PM

turkey LURKEY

by Anonymousreply 1November 21, 2022 2:56 PM

Miss my turkey, lived in the US for 20 years, now, back in my home country, Brazil.

by Anonymousreply 2November 21, 2022 3:03 PM

You'd have been better off buying fresh.

by Anonymousreply 3November 21, 2022 3:03 PM

Just make sure you defrost it in the fridge, OP.

by Anonymousreply 4November 21, 2022 3:18 PM

The sooner you start defrosting it in your fridge, the better. I find it takes longer to defrost than the three days, even with chickens. Also some of us got the discount frozen turkeys because they were within our budget boundaries. Enjoy

by Anonymousreply 5November 21, 2022 4:03 PM

Advice, please.

Can I cook a frozen turkey?

I completely forgot to defrost mine, and I just took it out of the freezer.

Can I put it straight in the oven?

by Anonymousreply 6November 24, 2022 12:35 PM

Oh, holy cow! You fucked up.

Let it sit on the counter starting now. Plan for a good 4-5 hours on the counter before you can think about cooking it. If you go from ice cold to oven hot, your bird will be as dry as Nan’s pussy.

by Anonymousreply 7November 24, 2022 12:49 PM

Thanks, R7!

Any salmonella danger from leaving it out on the counter for such a long period of time?

by Anonymousreply 8November 24, 2022 12:52 PM

R6, order a pizza.

by Anonymousreply 9November 24, 2022 2:32 PM

You can also defrost it by filling your sink (or a bucket) with cool water and submerging the turkey. But, as R7 said, you done fucked up gurl.

by Anonymousreply 10November 24, 2022 3:41 PM

No, r8, there’s no danger of salmonella as long as you don’t let it get below approximately 50°F, but a fully frozen bird won’t reach that temperature for many hours just sitting on the counter.

by Anonymousreply 11November 24, 2022 4:09 PM
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