Are you hosting a smaller crowd? If you’re cooking for two to four people, don’t buy the whole turkey!
Unless somebody adores dark meat, you can get away with buying a turkey breast.
In addition to being budget-friendly, this also helps with cooking time (fewer pounds = faster to the table). Plus you get all of the flavor and even leftovers and a good amount of bones for making stock.
That’s it! You’re halfway through the ten tips. See you back for Tip #6. And grab a snack, because that’s what we’ll be talking about.
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