Totally not stamping, just FYI.  This year, we are staying home and cooking for Thanksgiving.  And it has been several years since I have roasted a turkey.  So I turned to my favorite online tool, GOOGLE!, and typed in How to Cook a Turkey.  I was really interested in baking times since I have done this many times before, I just can't remember how long it takes per lb.  Anywho, this one site came up that recommends that in order to thaw your turkey in the fridge, you need 24 hours for every 5 lbs of frozen turkey.  So we can now cook the turkey on Saturday if I start thawing in the morning.  Fantastic, right?  That is the first point of amazement. 

Then I googled how to cook a frozen turkey, and the number one site for this is and here is what it says, "However, there is a very simple solution – cook the entire turkey from the frozen state. The FDA Food Code allows this, and turkey hotlines suggest it. The following is a HACCP-based procedure for cooking a 12-to-13-lb. frozen turkey."

A TURKEY HOTLINE?  Seriously, there is a Turkey Hotline?  And the plural of the word in the quote indicates that there is more than one? 

So I can either eat on Saturday or I can call the turkey hotline with any questions.  Yep, I am a bit troubled by what I found on Google today.

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