TV’s Frank’s Turkey exchange

TV’s Frank has gone through so many experiments and invention exchanges! This time he is bringing a main dish meant for all around Deep 13 and the Satellite of Love! At last! The turkey recipe! I waited a year to post this recipe because Thanksgiving 2017 came and went so fast! I’m using a family recipe this year. Every year there is smoke and opening the windows with swearing, so don’t say I didn’t warned you.! Here is what you will need to start your Turkey Day Marathon off right:

  • 1 Turkey (18-20 pounds [with giblets])
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • Salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Celery
  • Sprigs of herbs (fresh)
  • 2 1/2 quarts water
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • Aluminum foil

Now to start that “Deep Hurting!”!

  1. Remove giblets from turkey and set to the side
  2. Wash the turkey out with cold water inside and out
  3. Dry with paper towels
  4. Heat oven to 350º F
  5. Melt butter in microwave
  6. Brush turkey with melted butter
  7. Place turkey breast side down
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  9. Cover turkey in aluminum foil and pan throughly until tight
  10. Place in oven
  11. Roast for 1 hour
  12. At 1 hour mark, lower heat 200º
  13. Roast for 3 more hours
  14. Turn turkey breast side up and roast for 3 hours 45 minutes
  15. Remove aluminum foil
  16. Roast for 10 more minutes

Meanwhile roasting, 4 hours before serving, place the following ingredients together for the gravy

  1. Add giblets into 3 quart sauce pan
  2. Mix cut up carrot, onion, celery rib, and herbs wrapped in cheesecloth
  3. Pour 2 1/2 quarts of water
  4. Set to boil
  5. Let simmer uncovered for 3 hour
  6. Strain broth through strainer
  7. Reserve

Now for everything to come together!

  1. When turkey is cooked add 3 tablespoons of pan dripping with reserved broth
  2. Boil on high for 10 minutes
  3. Mix 1 tablespoon spoon of cornstarch alongside with 2 tablespoons of water
  4. Whisk into sauce
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste
  7. Carve up turkey and serve with gravy

Enjoy this recipe that will bring your family and friends together!

This was last years turkey! It might have been smoked in the smoker but I just want to get your tastebuds going!


One Comment Add yours

  1. Brina says:

    Now that’s a gorgeous bird!


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