Porchetta-Style Turkey Breast

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2021, America's Test Kitchen TV

Treat turkey the way Italians do pork, and you’ll be rewarded with a stunning, robustly seasoned, entertaining-friendly holiday roast (plus awesome leftovers).

SERVES 6 to 8

TIME 3½ hours, plus 8 hours salting

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Turkey porchetta, or turchetta, is a flavor-packed, visually impressive turkey breast preparation that takes its name, shape, and seasonings from the iconic Italian pork roast called porchetta. After deboning a crown roast (better than star...

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