For rookie Thanksgiving cooks, expert tips to avoid disaster
November 22, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — After Christopher Hughey tweeted that he's tackling his first Thanksgiving turkey this year, the advice started rolling in.
Brine it. Don't bother. Try "spatchcocking" -- grilling the bird split open. Remember to turn on the oven, and expect that something will burn.
"One extreme is that it's going to be dry, and inedible and gross," said the Charlotte, North Carolina, resident, who already doesn't like cooking poultry because of fears he'll undercook it and sicken people. "The other extreme is that we'll all wind up in urgent care."
With health officials urging Americans...