ISU Extension Human Science Food and Health Specialist, Tom Keinert, shared his expertise on thawing and cooking a turkey during the Let’s Talk Greene County episode on November 20, 2023. In the first part of a two-part series, Keinert provided valuable insights into food safety and proper cooking methods for multiple dishes ahead of Thanksgiving Day.

Throughout the episode, Keinert emphasized the importance of using timers for different foods to ensure even cooking and prevent overcooking or undercooking. He also discussed various thawing methods for frozen turkeys and emphasized the risks associated with improper thawing techniques.

Keinert’s expert advice and tips were aimed at helping listeners prepare their holiday meals safely and efficiently. The conversation covered important topics such as food safety, proper thawing methods, and the correct use of timers when cooking multiple dishes simultaneously. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or new to cooking large holiday meals, this episode offers practical guidance to help you create a delicious and safe Thanksgiving feast.

Stay tuned for part two of the series where Keinert will continue to share his expertise on holiday meal preparation.

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