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Video: How to Fix Dry Turkey Meat

Turkey’s a little dry? No problem. See several quick ways to make it moist!

 
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Did the bird come out a little dry? No need for Turkey Day drama! It’s an easy fix. In this video, you’ll see several ingenious tricks for moistening dry turkey meat. No one will know the difference! Your guests will rave about the moist, succulent turkey you roasted to perfection. Saved from near disaster, it’s another turkey triumph! In the video, you’ll also get great advice for next time, so the bird comes out beautifully roasted and wonderfully moist. See more simple tricks for averting Thanksgiving Day disaster >>

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Nov. 19, 2013 4:14 pm
I really like the idea of warming it up covered in stock. I think that would be a great way to warm up leftovers too. Thanks for these great suggestions!
 
Susabella 
Nov. 15, 2013 8:55 am
Thank you commenters for telling the 'secrets' of how to fix a dry turkey, because my old computer doesn't do videos. I have had a dry turkey a time or two over the past 50 years.
 
maryann1002 
Nov. 14, 2013 11:44 am
I agree with rainbowJewels...cooking in a bag is awesome and quicker!! And the turkey still browns. It is deeeeelicious!! Try it and you won't be disappointed.
 
Butch 
Nov. 13, 2013 10:29 am
take a 1 gal. ziplock bag of ice and cover the breast for about 30 minutes before cooking. This makes the breast cooler than the thighs. It adds cooking time to the breast. The breast is always done before the thighs. When you cook the turkey until the thighs are done, then the breast is overcooked and dried out. Cooling down the breast will cause the breast and thighs to be done at the same time.
 
Nov. 13, 2013 7:25 am
I think that is probably one of the most common problems each year. I enjoyed seeing my solution in this video...Slice the turkey, place in a pan with some warm stock, cover and put in the oven for a few minutes @350 degrees. Works every time.
 
Nov. 10, 2013 4:38 pm
Great tips for a dry turkey! And breast side down to start. That's the way mom taught me!
 
Nov. 7, 2013 1:26 pm
I've been lucky, and have not had any trouble w/ dry turkey, but I love knowing how to fix it if I do!
 
Nov. 5, 2013 1:16 pm
One trick not mentioned in the video is to cook your turkey in an oven bag. Those keep the meat really juicy and delicious!
 
Nov. 5, 2013 10:52 am
Brining your turkey really does make a world of difference BUT I don't recommend brining turkeys that have already been injected with a salt solution. (ie - Butterball) It takes a bit of advanced planning but is well worth the effort.
 
Paula 
Nov. 4, 2013 6:57 pm
I love the tips in this video for salvaging a dry turkey! It doesn't have to be a total loss.
 
 
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