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Recipe: Classic Roast Christmas Free-Range White Turkey with Cranberry-Orange Glaze
For the Turkey:
- 1 Christmas Free-Range White Turkey (size according to your guest count)
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, and sage), for seasoning
For the Cranberry-Orange Glaze:
- 1 cup cranberry sauce
- Zest of 1 orange
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- In a saucepan, combine the cranberry sauce, orange zest, orange juice, honey, and ground cinnamon.
- Heat the mixture over low heat, stirring continuously until it becomes a smooth glaze. Set aside.
- Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
- Remove the giblets and neck from the turkey cavity. Rinse the turkey inside and out and pat it dry with paper towels.
- Season the turkey cavity with salt and black pepper.
- Gently loosen the skin on the breast and rub softened butter underneath the skin and all over the turkey.
- Season the outside of the turkey with salt, black pepper, and a sprinkle of fresh herbs.
- Place the turkey on a rack in a roasting pan, breast side up.
- Roast in the preheated oven, allowing approximately 15 minutes of cooking time per pound. Baste the turkey with pan juices every 30 minutes.
- During the last 30 minutes of cooking, brush the turkey with the Cranberry-Orange Glaze, allowing it to form a beautiful, flavorful glaze.
- The turkey is done when the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) in the thickest part of the thigh.
- Allow the turkey to rest for about 30 minutes before carving.
Indulge in a Classic Roast Christmas Free-Range White Turkey with Cranberry-Orange Glaze that embodies the essence of the season. The gentle flavors of the white turkey complement the sweet and tangy glaze to create a memorable Christmas feast. Elevate your holiday traditions with a centerpiece that captures the spirit of the season while upholding your values of ethical and responsible dining. Celebrate this Christmas with the pinnacle of luxury and taste.