Up until now, I have roasted my holiday turkey in one of two ways – in the oven using a traditional roasting pan that my mother has used ever since I can remember, and in my efforts to improve and simplify, I’ve also tried roasting the bird in an oven bag.
Now to be fair, both of these cooking methods have their pros and cons, but this year I am opting for option 3 – a countertop electric roaster oven, with a self-basting lid.
In the past, I have always steered clear of the electric roaster as a viable option because it never seemed to brown the turkey, but with all the improved technology and innovative advances, and most importantly – the self-basting lid, I feel I am being called to give it a try this year.
So today I am going on record and saying “I am so excited to be cooking the Holiday turkey this year!”
As I mentioned in my previous post, Thanksgiving Countdown Planner: Including Celebrity Chefs Secret Tip, I will be sharing with you my taste-tested thumbs up, or thumbs down ‘family reviews’ in my ‘After Thanksgiving Dinner post’.
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