This Blog is dedicated to useful and easy-to-do marketing and franchising advice. On this day after Thanksgiving I will depart slightly from this theme by talking turkey.
For decades I have been searching for a simple, easy and foolproof way to cook a juicy turkey with crisp skin and moist white meat. I came across this site at 1am Thanksgiving morning and decided to try something called "Spatchcocking". Here's the marketing tie-in: this method works exactly as advertised.
You've simply must watch this 7 minute video. I'll never cook a turkey the "regular" way again. http://www.seriouseats.com/2014/11/video-how-to-spatchcock-turkey-thanksgiving.html
I dry-brined my bird a day in advance then followed Kenji's advice. I set my oven at 400 for 45 minutes, turned it down to 350 for the next 30 minutes and voila- perfection.