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Turkey Carving Guide

Six easy steps to carving a turkey

After you bring your perfectly roasted turkey out of the oven, remove it from the roasting pan and let it rest for about 20 minutes on a clean cutting board. Then, follow these easy step-by-step instructions to carve your turkey into drumsticks, thighs and wings for dark-meat fans and thin slices of juicy breast meat for the white-meat lovers. Be sure to start with a sharp carving knife and sturdy fork.

Step 2

Cut through the joint between the drumstick and thigh. Remove skin from thigh and drumstick. Cut around both sides of thigh bone to separate meat from bone. Slice thigh meat thinly.
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