Hello kids, it's your favorite grandma!

Hello kids,

Today I am going to show you how to prepare and cook a great thanksgiving turkey. Just make sure you follow my recipe, and you and your family will have a blast!

Now you behave, you here?

What you'll need ( Ingredients )

From preparing the bird to serving slices of it doused in gravy, here are 12 steps to the perfect turkey.

Ingredients
Serves 12 to 14

1 20- to 21-pound fresh whole turkey, giblets and neck removed from cavity and reserved

1 1/2 cups unsalted butter (3 sticks), melted, plus 4...

Your Perfect Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and most of the Thanksgiving festivities occur at or around the Thanksgiving Table and having the perfect Thanksgiving Table will make your family and friends feel comfortable and at ease to talk about their memories of the past and vision of...

Choosing the Right Size Turkey

For a large party, you'll need a big bird -- say, 15 to 20 pounds;figure 1 1/2 pounds for each person. Smaller birds -- 12 pounds or less -- have a smaller meat-to-bone ratio, so allow 2 pounds per person.

Remember that the larger the bird, the more likely you are to have leftovers for the...

Three easy steps

Step 1: Make the Brine
One day before roasting turkey, bring 1 quart water, the salt, bay leaves, and spices to a simmer, stirring until salt has dissolved. Let cool for 5 minutes.

Step 2: Submerge the Turkey
To minimize cleanup, line a 5-gallon container with a large brining or oven-roasting bag. Place turkey in bag. Add salt mixture, remaining 6 quarts (24 cups) water, and the other ingredients. Tie bag;if turkey is not submerged, weight it with a plate. Refrigerate for 24 hours, flipping turkey once.If there isn't room in your refrigerator, place the bagged bird...

A little video to get you started

Hello kids, it's your favorite grandma!

Hello kids,

Today I am going to show you how to prepare and cook a great thanksgiving turkey. Just make sure you follow my recipe, and you and your family will have a blast!

Now you behave, you here?

Choosing the Right Size Turkey

For a large party, you'll need a big bird -- say, 15 to 20 pounds;figure 1 1/2 pounds for each person. Smaller birds -- 12 pounds or less -- have a smaller meat-to-bone ratio, so allow 2 pounds per person.

Remember that the larger the bird, the more likely you are to have leftovers for the...

What you'll need ( Ingredients )

From preparing the bird to serving slices of it doused in gravy, here are 12 steps to the perfect turkey.

Ingredients
Serves 12 to 14

1 20- to 21-pound fresh whole turkey, giblets and neck removed from cavity and reserved

1 1/2 cups unsalted butter (3 sticks), melted, plus 4...

Three easy steps

Step 1: Make the Brine
One day before roasting turkey, bring 1 quart water, the salt, bay leaves, and spices to a simmer, stirring until salt has dissolved. Let cool for 5 minutes.

Step 2: Submerge the Turkey
To minimize cleanup, line a 5-gallon container with a large brining or oven-roasting bag. Place turkey in bag. Add salt mixture, remaining 6 quarts (24 cups) water, and the other ingredients. Tie bag;if turkey is not submerged, weight it with a plate. Refrigerate for 24 hours, flipping turkey once.If there isn't room in your refrigerator, place the bagged bird...

Your Perfect Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and most of the Thanksgiving festivities occur at or around the Thanksgiving Table and having the perfect Thanksgiving Table will make your family and friends feel comfortable and at ease to talk about their memories of the past and vision of...

A little video to get you started