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  • What is the best way to cook a Turkey?

  • 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 2 Melt the butter in a small saucepan. … 3 Take the giblets out of the turkey and wash the turkey inside and out. … 4 Roast the turkey about 2 1/2 hours, or until the juices run clear when you cut between the leg and the thigh. … 5 Slice the turkey and serve.

  • How do you cook a Turkey with cayenne pepper?

  • Combine salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Season the inside of the turkey with about 1/3 of the salt mixture. Fold wing tips under the bird. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat until the edges begin to turn golden, about 2 minutes.

  • How do you butter a turkey breast?

  • Using a spoon or your hands, place about 2 tablespoons of softened butter under the skin of each breast. Use your fingers to push down on top of the skin and spread the butter evenly, trying to coat all areas of the meat. Rub the rest of the butter all over the outside of the turkey, being sure to also get the sides.

  • What temperature do you cook a Turkey in the oven?

  • What oven temperature to cook a turkey: Place the bird on a rack in a roasting pan, and into a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven (or follow recipe instructions). See how long to cook a turkey. Roast until the skin is a light golden color, then cover the breast loosely with a foil tent to prevent further browning.