turkey in a bag
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This is a neat shortcut for busy cooks! The finished product reminds me of the great turkey dinners my grandmother prepared when I was a kid. For me, that's the ultimate endorsement.
Blue Ribbon Recipe
Baking a turkey can be intimidating for the first time, but nothing is easier than baking a turkey in a paper bag. There are only a few steps to the recipe and it's a really cool way to prepare your holiday turkey. It browns the turkey evenly, and the moist meat is fall off the bone. Plus, it keeps the oven clean!
— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
Ingredients For turkey in a bag
8-12 lbturkey, thawed
1 stickbutter, unsalted
salt and pepper, to taste
brown paper bag, unused
How To Make turkey in a bag
Test Kitchen Tips
If using a thermometer, a corded digital one is recommended because it can be weaved through the folded bag.
1Spray the inside of a brown paper bag with cooking spray.
2Separate skin from turkey.
3Place slices of butter between skin and meat.
4Sprinkle salt and pepper between skin and on top of turkey.
5Place turkey in bag. Close bag securely.
6Bake turkey for 20 minutes per pound at 325 F.
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