How to Butterfly a Turkey

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How to Butterfly a Turkey
How to Butterfly a Turkey
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There are many ways to cook a turkey, and some take longer than others. Learn How to Butterfly a Turkey and never worry about waking up extra early on Thanksgiving Day to cook a turkey ever again. Butterflying a turkey can reduce cooking time down to ninety minutes, which can be a life-saver on a busy day like Thanksgiving. This tutorial contains instructions and pictures; so, even if it's your first time cooking a turkey, you can follow along and learn this great technique. Make Thanksgiving Day smoother and use this method to cook turkey in half the time it usually takes.

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I have never had to butterfly a turkey before, and a turkey breast is quite thick so i don't know how much longer i would have to leave it in the oven before it cooks through. The instructions on how to do this are amazing, and the pictures help, but you need to put your back into cracking that breastbone.


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