How to cook a Turkey?

The turkey is the centrepiece for every thanksgiving me. Without turkey, even Christmas and new year celebrations feel incomplete. You don’t need a costly roasting pan. Not only is this recipe the best way to cook a Thanksgiving turkey. I’m sure it also yields a perfect, super juicy, cooked turkey. Let’s read today how to cook a turkey.

How to cook a Turkey

The real trick to baking a great Thanksgiving Turkey is not to overcook it, which dries the meat out. Because on Thanksgiving you want to cut in a juicy, moist turkey! So, schedule ahead to get the timing right.

Here’s the recipe to cook a turkey:


  • One turkey 
  • salt 
  • One tablespoon black pepper 
  • One lemon 
  • Herbs
  • 12 garlic cloves 
  • apple cider vinegar 
  • wine
  • Two onions 
  • Olive oil or melted butter 
  1. Simply remove the intestines from the opening. reserve the stalk.
How to cook a Turkey
  • Reserve the stalk.
  • Dry the turkey with a paper towel.
  • Use some salt to rub turkey all over.
  • Use one and a half teaspoons of salt per pound of turkey.
  • Move to a big plastic bag.
  • Wrap the herbs and six cloves of garlic inside the bag.
  • Uh, Seal.

2. Refrigerate for at least one day on a baking sheet

Refrigerate for at least one day on a baking sheet
  • Take the turkey out of the bag.
  • Dry with paper towels.
  • Put the turkey on the baking sheet again.
  • Don’t cover them. 
  • Repeat every 4 hours for up to 12 hours. Your meat would be crispy.
  • Please remove it from the refrigerator.
  • Allow it to operate for one hour at room temperature.
  • Heat the oven to 450°C.
  • Add the wine into a wide pan to fill the pan to a depth of 1/4-inch.
  • Put half of the onions, the remaining six cloves of garlic and the bay leaves.
  • Through the turkey belly, stuff the remaining onion and lemon slices.
  • With oil or molten butter, buff the turkey skin generously.
  • Place turkey on a roasting rack, breast side up.
  • Place the pan in the oven and roast for 30 minutes.
  • Use aluminium foil to protect the breast.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  • Continue roasting for another 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  • Switch the turkey to a cutting board to rest before slicing for 30 minutes.

Also read: How to make eggnog?

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How to make eggnog?

Humans are Huge fans of eggnog. You must be loving it as I do. I tend to stock up as soon as it finishes. However, now that I have the Perfect homemade eggnog recipe, I’m not going to need to buy it anymore! Let’s read how to make eggnog.

How to make eggnog

What is eggnog?

This eggnog is really smooth and thick enough! Versions purchased from the store are mostly very fluid. In fact, in this recipe, I use six egg yolks to make sure you get plenty of creams! It is tough to avoid this delicious recipe. And I can almost promise that you won’t have any leftovers.

Eggnog is a drink based on milk and egg. It dates back to the 1800s. Typically, made with milk, cream, sugar, eggs and some spices. Many like to add alcohol to it as well.

There are many ways to cook eggnog. Most of the people don’t like the uncooked versions. Even the ones made with egg whites lose their texture. It is super fast and easy to make, as well!

Ingredients to make eggnog

  • six egg yolks
  • 60gm castor sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • powdered cinnamon


  • Take a medium-sized bowl. Pour the egg yolks and sugar. Whisk until it becomes light and creamy.
How to make eggnog
  • Now take a pan on a medium-high flame. Pour in cream, milk, nutmeg and salt. Mix. Stir occasionally. 
  • Add ½ cup hot milk to the bowl. Whisk nicely. Keep adding milk gradually.
  • Pour all the ingredients into the saucepan when mixed well. 
  • Keep whisking until mixture turns slightly thick.
  • Switch off the flame. Add vanilla.
  • Now, your eggnog is ready. Pour it in a serving dish. 
  • Cool it and serve
  • If you want less thick, add some more milk.
  • Garnish with cinnamon and whipping cream.
  • You can garnish with anything of your choice.
  • You can store this for around a week.

Also read: How to make Hot Chocolate bombs?

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