The Ultimate Way To Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey

  • Published on Nov 5, 2018
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  • Hunter
    Hunter 9 hours ago

    I cant believe everyone doesn't cook their turkey this way, it's better in every single way. I even like to turn one of the breasts into breaded strips. SO GOOD.

  • Owen Theriault
    Owen Theriault 2 days ago

    I love this video but it almost is a little hard to follow everything goes very quickly maybe for next year do a Master class type series wearing each episode you go through step by step everything you need to know

  • Matthew Sommerfeld
    Matthew Sommerfeld 5 days ago

    So much for the good stuffing

  • J Phish
    J Phish 5 days ago

    I've always spatchcocked my turkey, seems like it would produce approximately the exact same effect with a lot less work... thoughts?

  • truvy _
    truvy _ 5 days ago

    I'm mad I didn't do this last year 😭

  • M Semler
    M Semler 8 days ago

    Honestly it sounds like the narrator has really opened up by this point, a lot of her earlier videos she sounds really quiet and shy but you kind kinda see her personality shining through now :)
    Also, this looks sooo delicious 😍

  • pifi
    pifi 13 days ago

    Made this turkey last year and it was ON POINT. Back here again to start preparing again for this year.

  • Jesse’s Builds
    Jesse’s Builds 15 days ago

    B I R D

  • JuliannaisJulez
    JuliannaisJulez 20 days ago

    I love her voice

  • sostillalive
    sostillalive 23 days ago

    i used this recipe to make turkey and gravy on my own for my family and family friends last year, and it was the best turkey i ever had. i was kind of stressed that it wouldn't taste good, or look good, but nobody commented on why i didn't bring an entire bird to the table to carve there, and everyone took leftover turkey home with them.

  • dear dear
    dear dear 26 days ago

    Postmortem the turkey

  • Shawn Sisler
    Shawn Sisler 26 days ago

    Love this except for one thing: Please remove all of the pin feathers and such that are still on your turkey or chicken. If you leave them and just fry, bake, or whatever, you can taste them, you can feel them, it's gross. Just buy a large set of tweezers to keep in your knife drawer. It's not a hard thing to do and it makes a huge difference.

  • John Revel
    John Revel 27 days ago

    Looks great, I am looking forward to doing this for Thanksgiving this year. I will make the gravy a bit darker, I think darker looks more appitizing. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Susanne Nielsen
    Susanne Nielsen 28 days ago

    This looks Nice but i dont like turkey Meat that much....

  • Cousins Tube
    Cousins Tube 29 days ago

    I really wanna know who is talking

  • Maria
    Maria Month ago

    I can attest to how much easier this made Thanksgiving and how much better the turkey came out. Growing up, I was used to jarred gravy, canned stock, and Butterball turkeys. I have since been entrusted with cooking for Thanksgiving. I absolutely loved making my own stock and gravy with this recipe last year. Being able to do that the night before made the day a breeze. The turkey took way less time to cook, but came out juicier, more flavorful, and easier to slice beautifully. I will seriously never cook the turkey another way again. One warning I have is that some of the grocery turkeys come pre-brined or injected with a saline solution. That along with the dry brine this recipe calls for would make the whole thing way too salty. If possible, try to get your family to chip in to buy a heritage bird. A good turkey really starts with the bird itself...where it was raised, how it was treated, what it ate. If that's not possible, home cooking is always home cooking and any food made with love tastes wonderful. A pro tip is that if you are making a large bird and have a large enough pot, make enough stock, so you can also use it for your stuffing.

  • Grace Saccoccio
    Grace Saccoccio Month ago

    Cannot recommend this method enough! I send this video to anyone who loves to cook (it's fun for chicken too), or anyone hosting thanksgiving.

    Pro-tip, don't use table salt! Use sea salt or kosher salt. If you use table salt in the dry brine, make sure you use less or it, as the taste is more concentrated.

  • pneri
    pneri Month ago

    Too much (unnecessary) commentary... #MUTE

  • Siara's life
    Siara's life Month ago

    I love chicken but why do I feel bad seeing it get cut

  • Lisa Kukla
    Lisa Kukla Month ago

    This is an amazing tutorial. Thank you so much! It'll be incredibly helpful when I'm learning to process birds I've raised myself, and then again when I'm preparing them.

  • Wolfie in the city
    Wolfie in the city Month ago

    Not washing the bird? ew

  • Siva rajan
    Siva rajan Month ago


  • Zentro X
    Zentro X 2 months ago +1

    Can I do it with a chicken 🐔 not turkey because I want practice it in chicken first then turkey 🦃

  • MaxDavinci
    MaxDavinci 2 months ago +1

    7:02 looks like she rubbing sand into the meat

  • Stanley Chong
    Stanley Chong 2 months ago

    Is it just me or does she sound happier in this video as compared to the previous turkey video? Great recipe by the way!

  • Md Badal Miah
    Md Badal Miah 2 months ago

    Thank you sir 🇧🇩🤝⚘

  • Nada Yousef
    Nada Yousef 2 months ago

    She could’ve at least removed the feathers first

  • Andiee
    Andiee 2 months ago

    I love your voice. Makes the video calming to watch

  • Nine Lives
    Nine Lives 2 months ago

    I love the idea of this but im mourning for my stuffing. I usually cook it in the bird where it soaks up the turkey flavor.

  • Pertamax7
    Pertamax7 2 months ago

    Ok sir

  • GP_ AppleCinnamon
    GP_ AppleCinnamon 2 months ago

    Cutting the turkey gives it more favor ❤❤❤❤

  • Uyên Phạm
    Uyên Phạm 2 months ago


  • gulmina khan
    gulmina khan 3 months ago

    You are going to eat that meat and you are worried it is doing to contaminate your home?

  • Mayoo Vlogs
    Mayoo Vlogs 3 months ago

    8.44 "1/4 cup four"

  • Eva Feldhake
    Eva Feldhake 3 months ago

    Went vegetarian after watching this video

  • Jhonny Caicedo
    Jhonny Caicedo 3 months ago


  • Stefan Tanasa
    Stefan Tanasa 3 months ago

    Really good recipe. Thumbs up!
    Except she forgot to mention one things when deglazing the roasting tray. You have to do it with a wooden spatula because if not, you'll also take the metal of the tray and you'll put those in your gravy. Which is clearly something you don't want. Rubber or wooden spatula.
    Still, very good recipe!

  • Kaiphi Dio
    Kaiphi Dio 3 months ago

    That Brine looks so tasty...
    And the turkey!

  • Windy Hawkins
    Windy Hawkins 3 months ago

    For anyone who is wondering, the oysters are the chicken balls👀👀👀

  • Lupita Alvarez
    Lupita Alvarez 3 months ago +3

    Im still gonna wash my turkey 🤷🏻‍♀️

  • Srikavya Balu
    Srikavya Balu 3 months ago +1

    I am a vegan....!
    Why am I here?

  • donkey kong
    donkey kong 4 months ago

    I was worried for a moment how she was gonna make a good gravy if she cut all the pieces up until I saw what she did with the rest of the pieces and the veg. Good job

  • raj shah
    raj shah 4 months ago

    Your obsession with oyster whether its chicken or turkey is amusing

  • aristateles
    aristateles 4 months ago

    I'm poor

    Ohhh yess~!

  • Suketu Rohit
    Suketu Rohit 4 months ago

    Adam Liaw has better technique.

  • Shanoriya Robinson
    Shanoriya Robinson 4 months ago

    Y’all lost me after no longer cleans meat.... ✌🏾

  • midnightstars
    midnightstars 4 months ago +2

    If possible, can you please make a tasty 101 for gravy? I really wanna know how to make gravy for my family. But, I'm only asking you to do this *if* possible.

  • Yugantar Paudel
    Yugantar Paudel 4 months ago +1

    RU-clip Recommendations are weird

  • merdasvil
    merdasvil 4 months ago

    tradition during my holiday has always been to break down the turkey and I'm like how? will def try this next Thanksgiving

  • Jelo Tan
    Jelo Tan 4 months ago

    The holy turkey 🦃

  • Sarah Cordova
    Sarah Cordova 4 months ago

    All these turkey recipes are amazing! Next year if you could add some tips about stuffing that’s my FAV thanksgiving food! Thanks for all the great recipes❤️❤️❤️

  • Deon Wash
    Deon Wash 4 months ago

    That looks awesome

  • Oby Vanessa
    Oby Vanessa 4 months ago

    Knowing this wasn't washed, made it look undelicious to me! Ewwwwww!

  • Ipshit Tarun
    Ipshit Tarun 4 months ago

    You say you are drawing moisture out of the meat...But then how will the meat be juicy.Please answer my doubt from a technical point of view.

  • YRPX
    YRPX 4 months ago

    The fact that you say carcass so much makes the video so unsettling

  • davidogan
    davidogan 5 months ago

    What an excellent video! Thank you. I’m convinced of the dry rub now.

  • aldreen bautista
    aldreen bautista 5 months ago

    Who is behind the voice?

  • Tamaki Sunohara
    Tamaki Sunohara 5 months ago

    Wait, people think that breast meat is the best cut of a chicken? I thought it was the thighs that people want.

  • Cypress Wisteria
    Cypress Wisteria 5 months ago

    What about all those feather rudiments?

  • Henry
    Henry 5 months ago

    The brown bits on the tray is called fond