How to Cook a Turkey?

Answer Cooking a turkey a whole turkey, whether for Thanksgiving or for any celebration, can seem very confusing and difficult at first. This article will show any beginner how to prepare a turkey, and ho... Read More »

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How long does a 29 lb turkey need to cook?

Meat and poultry are considered fully cooked and safe to eat when the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit. A 29-pound turkey takes between 4 to 5.5 hours (or 5.5 to 6.25 hours if th... Read More »

How long does it take to cook a 10-lb. turkey?

According to the USDA, cooking time for an un-stuffed, 10-pound turkey at 325 degrees Fahrenheit is 2-3/4 to 3 hours; a stuffed bird takes 3 to 3-1/2 hours. The turkey should be fresh or correctly ... Read More »

How long does it take to cook a 20 lb turkey?

The cooking time for an unstuffed 20 pound turkey in an oven set to 325 degrees Fahrenheit is approximately 4 1/2 hours. The cooking time for a 20 pound stuffed turkey is approximately 4 3/4 hours.... Read More »

How long does it take to cook a 6-lb. turkey?

The general cooking rule for a turkey under 16 lbs. is 15 to 20 minutes per pound at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. A 6-lb. turkey should cook for approximately two hours; it takes an additional half hour... Read More »