You need a killer turkey if you want to have a killer Thanksgiving. Living in the south, I know many of you will go out back and deep fry your bird. Awesome. Just don’t burn down the garage. I like deep fried turkey, but I found a recipe that beats it (at least for me).
Click here to get it–and I give this to you today because, if you decide to use this recipe, it takes two days to do (one day for brining, one day for cooking). Add one thing to the recipe–before putting it in the oven, mix a bunch of spreadable butter and some sage leaves. Using your hands, slightly separate the skin from the breast and rub down that turkey with the butter mixture (yeah, I know, it sounds a little naughty). This REALLY amps up the crispness of the skin.
Now, to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit, here’s a live version of Adam Sandler’s Thanksgiving song (it’s just audio–and please ignore the one naughty part):