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Defrosting Turkeys

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How can I defrost a turkey?

Defrosting Turkeys

If you can't defrost your turkey in the refrigerator for a few days, keep the turkey in its original packaging and place in cold water. Change the water as often as needed to keep it cold. Allow 30 minutes defrosting time per pound.



6/22/2006 9:09:54 PM
Lynne Christen said:

This is my favorite way to defrost a turkey. I never seem to have room in the refrigerator to keep one there for several days.

10/16/2007 4:22:28 AM
Albert Signorella said:

I defrost my turkeys by placing my turkey into a styrofoam container for a couple days.

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