Turkey is the traditional Christmas dinner and there are many options on how to cook it from the traditional roast to something more summery like BBQ turkey.
Cooking a turkey does not need to be a big hassle. Garlic powder, basil and sage add just the right flavour.
This roast turkey can be made on Christmas day with a minimum of fuss. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Roast Turkey Video.
This recipe keeps your turkey moist and full of flavour. You can also use this recipe for chicken.
The secret to this perfectly seasoned and juicy turkey is overnight brining. I never cook it any other way since I learned this recipe.
I have never understood cooking whole turkeys for hours on end in the middle of summer? Forget the bones, get straight to the meat and cook it on the BBQ.