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5 Myth-Busting Facts for a Safe Turkey - Live Science

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Nov 24, 2009 ... 2: You should cool your turkey to room temperature for a while before putting it in the ... 3: The best way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the garage.

The Big Thaw - USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

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Jun 15, 2013 ... You grab a package of meat or chicken and use hot water to thaw it fast. ... water and must not be left at room temperature for more than two hours. ... A large frozen item like a turkey requires at least a day (24 hours) for every ...

How To Thaw a Frozen Turkey | Butterball®

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Cold water thawing takes less time but requires more attention. Regardless of which method you choose, you should never thaw a turkey at room temperature.

Turkey Safety | Food Safety

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Defrost the turkey in its original wrapper on a tray in the refrigerator 24 hours for each five pounds. Never thaw a turkey at room temperature. You may also place  ...

Thaw | barfblog

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Nov 14, 2014 ... Much has been written about how to properly defrost a turkey for the ... It was so frozen and so solid, I left the bird at room temperature – about ...

How to Thaw a Frozen Turkey (And How Not To)| StillTasty.com ...

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You should never thaw a frozen turkey on the counter at room temperature or in hot water. Under either of those methods, the outer layer of the turkey can sit ...

How Not to Thaw a Frozen Turkey - Culinary Arts - About.com

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Besides being really weird to have a turkey defrosting in some random bedroom or dare I say it, the bathroom, thawing a turkey at room temperature is a terrible ...

Is It Safe to Leave a Turkey at Room Temperature Before Cooking ...

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by Elle Paula, studioD. Do not leave turkey at room temperature prior to cooking. ... to cook it. If the turkey is frozen, there are safe ways to thaw it. Sponsored link ...

Yes Virginia, you can thaw turkey on the counter | barfblog

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Nov 25, 2008 ... After all, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and their extension types insist it is never OK to thaw turkey at room temperature. We have lots of ...

Thawing a Turkey - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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The safe way to thaw a turkey is in your refrigerator or it can be thawed under cold water. ... At room temperatures, a frozen turkey will thaw from the outside in.

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Can You Safely Defrost a Turkey at Room Temperature? - The New ...

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Nov 22, 2011 ... Our 17# bird was thawed at room temperature. Is it safe to eat? — Alex, Montana. I've had a turkey I raised in the freezer for a year, what issues ...

Google Answers: thawing a turkey

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I'm preparing to cook my first turkey (13 lbs). I put the frozen turkey (still in it's original packaging) on the kitchen counter at room temperature to ...

food safety - Is there a problem with defrosting meat on the counter ...

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It's definitely not recommended to defrost meat at room temperature. ... A large frozen item like a turkey requires at least a day (24 hours) for ...