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    perfect every time turkey

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    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    james keck's Note:

    makes perfect juicy golden brown turkey, if instructions are followed will work consistently each and every time.

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    Serves: 20


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    1. 1
      preheat oven to 325.
    2. 2
      (mix all ingredients in melted butter baste turkey put all remaining ingredients in cavity).
    3. 3
      put in doubled brown grocery bag fold the end and staple shut.
    4. 4
      place in large roasting pan no lid bake at 325 (20 minutes per lb).
    5. 5
      do nothing else I promise you will never cook your turkey any other way.
    6. 6
      moist and perfectly brown.
    7. 7
      (do not open oven).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 28, 2003


      I followed this recipe using an 8 3/4 lb. bird. It was just as you said. It was golden brown and very moist, and clean up was a breeze. I'll definitely make it this way again. Thanks.

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    • on November 25, 2009


    • on November 26, 2007


      I tried it with a 21 lb bird...came out PERFECTLY!!! just as you said...I will never make the ol' usual way again...i catered my brothers' Thanksgiving dinner...took the bird out of the oven at 2:30pm...took it over to my brother's house...didn't start to carve until 4:00pm...the turkey was still HOT! next time...I will give it 15 minutes a pound instead of was pefectly browned and very tender!!!thanx for sharing!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for perfect every time turkey

    Serving Size: 1 (11 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 81.6
    Calories from Fat 82
    Total Fat 9.2 g
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    Cholesterol 24.3 mg
    Sodium 80.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 0.0 g
    Protein 0.1 g

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