Everything you need to know about thawing a turkey!!! There are safe ways and not safe ways. Hint: If your plan is a hairdryer you are in trouble! To thaw the bird correctly you need to start up to six days in advance! Time to get thawing.
Ideally, by this time you’d have a thawed turkey ready for some flavor-and texture-boosting dry brining, with the bird perhaps already spatchcocked for quicker cooking on Thanksgiving Day. But what if you’re working with a brick hard frozen turkey?
How to safely and easily thaw a frozen turkey for Thanksgiving. Here are my simple tips on how to easily thaw your Thanksgiving turkey. It is very important to safely thaw a frozen turkey. Shortcuts are not the answer.