Roast Turkey

INGREDIENTS

  • 10-12 pounds turkey
  • 3 lemons, halved
  • 10 sprigs parsley
  • Kitchen string
  • 3 onions cut in 1/2 inch rings
  • 4-5 whole carrots
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 1 stick butter

GET COOKIN'

  1. Preheat oven to 425º F.
  2. Stuff turkey with lemon and parsley.
  3. Tie legs of the turkey together with kitchen string and tuck the wings behind the turkey neck.
  4. Place the turkey in a roasting pan on a bed of onions, celery, and carrots.
  5. Cook for 30 minutes and then turn the temperature down to 350.
  6. Baste with butter every hour until cooked through, 170 for the breast and 180 for the thigh.