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How to Transfer a Turkey

Yes, your turkey looks gorgeous straight out of the oven. But how do you transfer it from roasting pan to cutting board without making a mess of it? Try the quick trick in this video.

What You Need:

wooden spoon, turkey, paper towels, cutting board

Follow These Three Easy Steps:

  1. How To: Transfer A Turkey Step 11Insert the wooden spoon inside the turkey

    Working carefully, so you don’t break the skin, slide the wooden spoon all the way inside the turkey, creating a lifting handle.

  2. How To: Transfer A Turkey Step 22Use paper towel in other hand for support

    Hold paper towels (use a few so your hand is well protected) against the bird’s end to keep the turkey from slipping off the spoon.

  3. How To: Transfer A Turkey Step 33Lift and place the turkey

    With the spoon and paper towels, gently transfer the turkey from the pan to your cutting board.