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By: Tracy Turner
I’m buying a frozen turkey this week to serve for Thanksgiving this year. What’s the best way to thaw it?
With the traditional holiday just days away, if you’ve purchased a frozen turkey, the time to think about how to defrost it is now. Depending on how large your frozen bird is, it could take up to six days to safely defrost it in a refrigerator.
There are three safe ways to thaw a frozen turkey: in the refrigerator, in a container of cold water, or in a microwave.