techniques

Smear Your Entire Turkey With Butter

Most turkey prep is designed to compensate for its lack of fat, and therefore, flavour. Dry brining is the best way to season your bird from the inside out, but for the juiciest, most delicious meat, you’ve gotta add some fat — and there’s no better fat than butter.

Nobody Needs To Truss A Turkey

Cooking a perfect turkey is a pretty tall order, and every cook has their own tricks for crispy skin and juicy meat. However you wrangle your bird, there’s one universal turkey truth that’ll save you time and effort: Trussing is a scam.