Thanksgiving celebrations are synonymous with the iconic centerpiece—the turkey. Choosing the perfect bird is crucial to ensuring a delicious and satisfying holiday meal.
Our guide breaks down the decision-making process into an easy 3-step journey, equipped with detailed information and sizing guidelines to simplify your choice.
Step 1: Understanding Turkey Types and Labels
Natural Turkeys: Minimally processed birds with no additives. Typically less flavorful than organic, free-range, or heritage breed turkeys.
Kosher Turkeys: Treated with salt for deep seasoning, maintaining moisture and forgiveness against accidental overcooking. Might be too salty for some tastes.