Old-Fashioned Stuffed Turkey

113 comments

Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2009, America's Test Kitchen TV

We read up on American cookery to rescue a rare bird from the brink of extinction—namely, the holiday turkey that has it all.

SERVES10 to 12

TIME5 to 5½ hours, plus 24 hours brining and 30 minutes resting

has video

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We discovered a few ways to get a roast turkey recipe with everything in one package—juicy meat, burnished skin, and richly flavored stuffing. We salted the meat to keep it flavorful and moist. We started the bird in a low oven and graduall...

Print