Getting Ready for Thanksgiving Dinner

Preparing a turkey, side dishes, and desserts with just one oven can be a challenge, so we’ve put together a helpful cooking timeline for your Thanksgiving dinner. Work ahead by completing the following tasks a day or two before the big meal: Set the table, including plates, glasses, silverware, decorations, and name cards. Arrange any…

How to get an accurate turkey temperature

Transcript: So how do you know when the turkey is done? Here’s a tip, you need to buy an Insta Thermometer, they cost $3-$4 at the grocery store, are really easy to use. You put it into the center of the meat, don’t go all way to the bottom and not to the edge, just…

2013 Holiday Cooking Timeline

Use this sample schedule for easy preparation of your Dream Dinners Holiday Roasted Turkey and sides. Happy Thanksgiving! 3 -5 days before: Thaw all of your holiday items in the refrigerator. Approximately 3 ½ hours before: Bake your Holiday Roasted Turkey. Remove holiday sides from fridge and bring to room temperature. 2 ½ hours before: Bake your…

Thanksgiving Dinner Cooking Timeline Suggestions

We are so glad you bought the delicious Dream Dinners Holiday Turkey because you’re in for a treat! Just a reminder, if you’re planning to serve it on Thanksgiving day, place it and your Family Favorite Sides in the refrigerator to thaw 3-5 days before. The best way to thaw a frozen turkey is in…

Roasted Turkey Cooking Instructions & Recipes

These recommended directions work for our Dream Dinners french cut, boneless 6-8 lb turkey, a store-bought 16 lb turkey or 6 -8 lb turkey breast. The best way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the unopened wrapper on a tray in the refrigerator. It takes 4 hours per pound to thaw a turkey (24…