Turkey - To Stuff or Not To Stuff?
by Hope Pryor
Feeling unsure about the safety of stuffing a turkey? Follow a few simple precautions in preparation and you've nothing to fear.
Generations of Americans have been enjoying turkeys, be they stuffed or unstuffed, since the first Pilgrim roasted the bird. Turkey is the most served entrée of the annual Thanksgiving holiday feast...and the tradition is still going strong.
Whether you choose to stuff your turkey or bake the stuffing in a casserole dish is a matter of personal preference. As with any food preparation involving raw food ingredients, it's important to carefully follow proper food safety and handling procedures to ensure a safe turkey every time.
For those who choose to stuff their turkey, the following guidelines are recommended according to the turkey experts at Butterball:
So go ahead and stuff that holiday bird (my personal preference), taking care to follow the recommended safety guidelines, and enjoy a much more flavorful stuffing.
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