Carving a Turkey
Carving a turkey can seem daunting, but it really isn't that difficult if you just follow a few guidelines. I've listed them for you below.
- Start with a sharp carving knife. Many can openers also have sharpening tool attached.
- Run the knife along the turkey's bottom to locate the thigh bones. Put the knife in the joint where the thigh meets the body and separate them.
- Do the same thing to remove the drumstick. Cut only thru the joint, not the bone.
Try to retain as much meat in one piece as possible when separating pieces.
Slice off the meat into thin slices and layer them on a plate.
Locate where the wings and body connect. Separate the wings from the body by slipping your knife into the joint and pulling them apart.
Carve thin slices off one of the breasts, cutting parallel to the breast. Layer these slices as well, creating a "fan-like" design.
- Do the same thing with the other breast.
When you remove the turkey from the oven, cover it with foil and let stand for 15 minutes.
Dark meat stays moist longer, so cut it first.
- Never cut thru bones. Just locate
the joints and cut there.
- I stick my plates in the microwave for 1 minute before putting hot food on it. The food stays warmer longer that way.
- Keep the meat moist longer by placing the skin of the turkey over the meat on the plate.
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