How do you prepare a turkey for roasting? The EatingWell Test Kitchen team shares their tips for cooking turkey in 4 easy steps. This method produces all the good looks and moist flavor you dream of in a Thanksgiving turkey. Try this technique with our Herb-Roasted Turkey recipe.
Rub seasoning mixture all over the turkey, under the skin and into the breast meat.
Tuck the wing tips under the turkey.
Tie the legs together with kitchen string.
After roasting for 45 minutes, cover the breast with a double layer of foil, cutting the foil as necessary to conform to the breast.