How do you prepare a turkey for Thanksgiving?
- Remove Turkey from the Fridge or Freezer. Take the turkey out of the fridge an hour before you plan on cooking it—it’ll cook more evenly when it’s not super-chilly.
- Clean it up.
- Season the turkey inside and out.
- Stuff it.
- Truss the bird.
- Now roast it!
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David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.