How to carve a turkey

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How to carve a turkey - Benedict uses his hands to mix the stuffing...
Benedict uses his hands to mix the stuffing ingredients. Gregory Benedict stuffs the holiday bird with a mixture How to carve a turkey V W . Grasp drumstick and puU away from bird as far as possible. Joint connecting leg to body may snap free.- tf not, sever joint with a knife. Cut . thigh from bird by cutting along body contour. : . For carving at the table Place drumstick and thigh on a cutting surface. Cut through connecting joint. To carve breast, place knife parallel to cutting surface. Cut into breast through to bone. Make cut as close to wing as possible. This is base cut All breast slices wiH end at this cut Carve downward on breast, ending at base cut Start each new slice slightly higher on breast Keep slices thin and even. When needed, repeat for other side of bird. Grasp end of drumstick and tilt to convenient angle. Slice meat down drumstick on all sides. For carving in the kitchen With a meat fork, hold thigh firmly on cutting surface. Cut even slices parallel to bone. 1 1 Remove half of breast by cutting along breast bone and rib cage with sharp knile. Place breast half on cutting surface. Slice evenly across grain of meat. When needed, repeat for other side of bird. Sourc: Tht COrnptow Coo by Pa Jwltr. HP Bol John Blanchard Gannett Newt Serve

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  1. Democrat and Chronicle,
  2. 22 Nov 1988, Tue,
  4. Page 27

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