Tag Archives: Thanksgiving turkey

Giving Thanks

Carol just took a call from a cook whose turkey wound up sitting out on the counter all night. “What did you tell her?” I asked. “Well,” Carol said, “she had put the turkey in at 2:00 am, and had told her son to cover it at 3:30, but he got confused and took it […]

Ever Wonder What People Ask the Talk-Line Experts?

This morning, Carol Miller, who has been answering phones at the Butterball Talk-Line for 25 years,  said to me, “Do you want to hear a cute story?” Yes, I said, because I am all about cute stories. Especially when they involve turkey. A man called the Turkey Talk-Line today from New York City, to ask […]

Thanksgiving on a Diet

Give Thanks for Smart Eating For most of us, Thanksgiving is the one occasion each year where we organize our entire day around food. The centerpiece, of course, is the turkey, but alongside the Butterball are all those dishes that bring your family together: Cornbread stuffing and oyster casserole and that special green bean salad […]

How-To Guide to Deep Frying Turkey

One of the things I love about roasting a turkey is how simple it is; the other thing is how little mess it makes. So when Butterball asked me to fry a turkey, I said sure, why not! But I have to admit that I was nervous about the whole process, because if anything was […]