If you simply thaw your turkey on the kitchen counter, the outside of the bird can hit that danger zone pretty quickly, while the inside remains frozen solid. Instead, the optimal temperature to defrost it is just below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius). There are a couple of different ways to thaw a turkey, but if you don't ...
Learn how to safely thaw a frozen turkey with help from Butterball®.
Are you roasting the Thanksgiving turkey this year? The first step to consider is that your turkey will need to be thawed if you've purchased a frozen one. And this is likely to take longer than you imagined. Depending on the amount of time available, there are two recommended methods for safely thawing a turkey. For more ...
12 hours ago ... A quick guide to what to do if your turkey is still frozen and you need to thaw it quickly.
Aug 29, 2017 ... USDA food safety information on how to thaw a turkey fast using the rapid-thaw method, or over time in the fridge with timetables.
Nov 22, 2010 ... If you're in a pinch and don't have time for the long refrigerator thaw, you can submerge the whole turkey (still in the packaging) breast-side down in cold water . The submersion method will thaw your turkey at a rate of about 30 minutes per pound. (It'll go more quickly if you regularly change the water, since ...
Oct 31, 2017 ... Make your Thanksgiving meal come together faster and easier than ever by adding this one easy turkey thawing tip to your repertoire.
Nov 20, 2012 ... The USDA says it's safe to cook a frozen turkey in the oven. (But it's not safe to smoke, grill, deep fat fry or microwave a frozen turkey). It will obviously take longer to cook, about 50 percent longer than if the turkey had been unfrozen, but it's much safer than trying to quickly thaw a turkey. I threw a question ...