Time’s a-tickin’ to begin defrosting your Thanksgiving turkey – NEWS10 ABC
(WFXR) – Most families are expected to be dining on the typical Thanksgiving turkey for the holiday but if your bird is “chillaxing” in the freezer, you’ll want to be mindful of when to begin defrosting your bird.
The typical rule of thumb is to allow your frozen turkey to thaw in a 40-degree refrigerator one day for every four-to-five pounds of your turkey’s weight.
So, simply follow the chart below for the optimal time to begin thawing your turkey:
|Weight of Turkey||Begin Defrosting No Later Than……|