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Danilo Alfaro

Defrosting a Frozen Turkey

By November 11, 2013

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Every year on the night before Thanksgiving, I get at least one email from someone asking me how to defrost a frozen turkey. And the thing is, if you've waited until the night before, there's no way.

In fact, for a 20-pound turkey, it's going to take at least five days to properly thaw. That means it's important for you to plan ahead.

Even if you haven't even bought your turkey yet, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with what it's going to take to defrost it safely, starting with some of the common mistakes people make: How NOT to Thaw a Frozen Turkey. And here's more about cooking a turkey: Connect with Me: Google+ | Facebook | Twitter

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