To thaw a frozen turkey, place the wrapped turkey in a pan in the refrigerator, and let it stand for 24 hours per 5 pounds of turkey
Turkey can also be thawed by placing it in a sealed plastic bag in cold water, replacing the water every 30 minutes, for 30 minutes per pound.
Learn how to safely thaw a frozen turkey with help from Butterball®.
Turkeys must be kept at a safe temperature during "the big thaw." While frozen, a
turkey is safe indefinitely. However, as ...
You'll need to take special care when defrosting your Thanksgiving turkey, since
some approaches (like defrosting it on the counter) are unsafe. You've got at ...
Even though the center of the package may still be frozen, the outer layer of the food is in the "danger zone," between 40 and 140 ºF -- a temperature range where harmful bacteria multiply rapidly.
When thawing a turkey
in the refrigerator, there are several variables ... More »
Turkey Size. In the Refrigerator (Approximately 24 hours for every 4-5 lbs.) In
Cold Water (Approximately 30 minutes per lb.) 4 to 12 pounds. 1 to 3 days.
Thawing a whole turkey in the refrigerator is recommended. If short on time, you
may thaw the turkey in cold water in the original packaging, making sure the ...
There are four ways to thaw a frozen turkey — and three of them are bad. Each
one, for one reason or another, increases the likelihood of someone coming ...
Each year, thousands of Americans attempt to cook their first Thanksgiving turkey
. These same people quickly realize it takes a heck of a lot more work to thaw ...
It's not safe to thaw a turkey at room temperature or to cook a still frozen turkey. In
this video, you'll learn three safe and easy ways to thaw or defrost a frozen ...