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 Steps
- Insert 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.
- Use 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.
- Lift and place the turkey
With the spoon and paper towels, gently transfer the turkey from the pan to your cutting board.