How To Roast Your Turkey This Thanksgiving

It's probably time to start thawing your turkey. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says turkeys need about 24 hours in the refrigerator for every 4 to 5 pounds. But there food safety guidelines give us another option. Allow about 30 minutes per pound for cold water thawing, changing the water every 30 minutes until the turkey is thawed. A turkey thawed in cold water should be cooked immediately.