Thanksgiving, Your Way
Thanksgiving Main Course
Turkey Buying, Thawing & Roasting Tips
Whether it's your first time hosting or you're an old pro, use this handy guide for choosing, thawing, and cooking any size turkey for any size gathering.
Cub has many brands of whole turkeys and turkey breasts to choose from this Thanksgiving. So whether you are cooking for a crowd or just a few, we've got options to suit your needs. From Butterball to Jennie-O and Honeysuckle to Essential Everday, find your perfect bird in-store or online.
|What size turkey do I need?
Plan for 1¼ pounds of per person when buying a
whole turkey. If that seems like a lot, it's
because it contains bones and such.
Size-up if you like leftovers.
|How long does a frozen turkey take to thaw?
To thaw a turkey safely, we're talking days, not
hours. So clear a space in the back of your
refrigerator and plan for:
|What's the roasting time for a turkey?
Exact times depend on whether your turkey is stuffed or unstuffed and on your oven's true temp. In a 325° oven expect to roast yours for:
Take a Dip
During the season of cookies and turkey and carbs galore, is there anything more thrilling than the sight of chocolate-dipped fruit in the center of a buffet table? Nope, and you can be that hero. Best of all the ingredient list is blessedly short: Nestlé® Toll House® Morsels, vegetable shortening, fruit, and if you’re feeling extra festive, sprinkles. That makes for a real quick Cub trip.