Herbed Roast Turkey
Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2005, America's Test Kitchen TV
How do you give a turkey herb flavor that's more than superficial? We rubbed, soaked, injected, poked, and operated on more than two dozen birds to find out.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For a roast turkey recipe that would produce a bird with powerful, aromatic flavor through and through, we made a vertical slit in the breast meat and, using a paring knife, created an expansive pocket by sweeping the blade back and forth. ...