Preparing For Thanksgiving

12 pounds of turkey takes 5 hours to cook

Allow 24 hours for every 4-5 pounds of turkey to thaw.

submerging turkey in cold tap water takes about 30 minutes per pound to thaw.

Rinsing a turkey in the sink can spread bacteria around your kitchen.

Minimum safe temperature for a cooked turkey is 165 degrees.

The only way to know your turkey is safe is to use a food thermometer.