Have yourself a perfectly cooked turkey

Fri, 12/14/2012

Planning on a lavish Christmas dinner this year with your family, friends and loved ones? Well take on board some top tips to ensure everyone enjoys their festive meal.

Officers at East Cambridgeshire District Council are giving advice on how to defrost, cook and store a turkey to make sure that food poisoning doesn’t spoil anyone’s Christmas.

Some of the basic tips include:

•    Defrost your turkey in a refrigerator away from cooked food, and be aware that thawing a turkey, depending on its weight, can take as much as five days.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Have yourself a perfectly cooked turkey