In America, turkey is a must for Thanksgiving! It is a tradition to get together with family and friends and give thanks for what we have, while we eat a big meal. The turkey is often the center piece of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. It is also sometimes made for Christmas too, depending on preferences.
Preparing and roasting a turkey can be intimidating, especially when you are entertaining guests at the same time. This recipe however is simple and delicious. It is perfect starting point for those who have never done a turkey as well as a great turkey for those experienced cooks who want to make the most of their holiday cooking time. The basic preparation and instructions come from the book - barefoot contessa: how easy is that? by Ina Garten. It is a simple recipe that delivers spectacular results. This turkey is truly delicious. I'm sure that cooks old and new will enjoy it, so give it a try!