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Holiday Whole Turkey

Serves 8 or more INGREDIENTS 1 (10 to 12 pound/ 280 to 340 g) whole turkey* 2 quarts (1.8 liters) water 11 tablespoons (160 g) kosher salt 1 tablespoon (15 ml) whole black peppercorns 1 tablespoon (15 ml) poultry seasoning 6 tablespoons (84 g) butter 3 sprigs fresh sage DIRECTIONS Breakdown the turkey*, lifting the double breast off the bone, skin on, and removing the leg quarters from the carcass. Save the carcass to make turkey stock. In a large pot, dissolve the salt in the water and stir in the peppercorns and poultry seasoning. Dissolve the salt in the … Read More