Cannot recommend this enough as a recipe. Simple, delicious, fool-proof. I did not make the gravy as I am not a fan, but the bird turned out PERFECTLY. Best turkey I have ever had. The Perfect Bird: How to Roast the Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe - Saveur.com
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