Last Minute Turkey Thawing Technique [Video]
Resident food snob at work Steve Tanko told me about this a couple of years ago. Now that I’ve seen a trained Butterball professional do it, I actually believe him (just kidding, Steve). What do you do if you forgot to thaw out your turkey ahead of time?
A frozen turkey needs to typically thaw 24 hours per 4 pounds in the refrigerator. If you try to thaw it on the counter, you’re going to make some people pretty sick. Here’s how you do it in far less time and still safely.