Thanksgiving is a feast fit for a queen, but that usually means lots of planning, shopping and cooking so here are some quick and easy-to-follow tips that will make preparing your turkey day a breeze.
The rule of thumb is to buy about a pound to a pound and a half per person, so if you've got a family of 10 to feed and you want some juicy leftovers your best bet is a 15 to 20 pound bird and you'll wind up with some savory leftovers for lunch.
Frozen turkeys are very popular but they can literally take days to thaw. Here is your best and safest bet; thaw it in your refrigerator in its original wrapping on a platter to catch any juices. The key here is to give it about 24 hours of thaw time for about every 4 pounds, that means a 20 pound turkey can take up to 5 days in the fridge. Here is an easy to follow guide from the National turkey
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