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Help! Freaking out about the turkey!!

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picknmiss Sat 24-Dec-16 23:16:33

Last minute panic as I've had a lot of conflicting advice, please help!

5.5kg turkey in a cool bag full of ice blocks in the garage. Worried it's not cold enough to be left all night?

Also the cooking instructions on the packet says it takes 4 hours 50 mins to cook which seems like a really, really long time??

I've never roasted a turkey before, can you tell?? grin

TrinityForce Sat 24-Dec-16 23:17:51

it'll be fine, chill grin

to cook a turkey:

merry christmas!

mylittlephoney Sat 24-Dec-16 23:18:16

20 mins per lb then 20 mins extra. Till the juices run clear. Cook early. Theirs no going back if it's raw..

Northernlurker Sat 24-Dec-16 23:20:49

Delia says to leave it in the kitchen overnight. It will be fine

picknmiss Sat 24-Dec-16 23:22:26

Ha ha thank you! Seems like the cooking time is right then, will stick to the instructions and hope everyone is pissed enough not to notice if it's a bit over done grin

Merry Christmas!!

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