When Should I Take My Turkey Out of the Oven?

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Turkey is the shining star of Thanksgiving dinner, so the last thing you need is an undercooked bird or dry, overcooked meat.

To ensure that you’ll get a perfectly cooked turkey every single time, Rachael suggests whipping out an instant thermometer that will get an accurate read on the meat.

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"It should read 160 degrees and then let it rest. I take it out at 160 degrees or 165 degrees and it will carry over cook a bit," she says. "Let it set for at least half an hour before you carve."

And there you have it. Crisis averted.

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