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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.

How To Thaw a Frozen Turkey | Butterball®

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Regardless of which method you choose, never thaw a turkey at room temperature. If you're running low on time, try a Fresh Whole Turkey—they're just as ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Thaw a Frozen Turkey (and How NOT to) - Culinary Arts

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What's the fastest way to thaw a frozen turkey? | HowStuffWorks

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If you thaw a turkey incorrectly, bacteria will grow. That's because bacteria's favorite temperature happens to be right around room temperature, 60 to 70 ...

How To Thaw A Turkey — In The Fridge, Cold Water Or The ...

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Never thaw turkey at room temperature. The outside of the turkey will thaw before the inside, and it'll get warmer than 40F, giving the bacteria an opportunity 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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...