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Need help figuring out how much turkey I need

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Need help figuring out how much turkey I need

Hunicsz | Nov 13, 2007 12:31 PM

Hey Hounds, I need some help. I'm an avid cook, but this is the first time I'll be hosting Thanksgiving. So, for 13 people, how large of a turkey do I need? I think turkey will be the only meat (I was going to also do a duck or salmon, but between an already ambitious menu, hosting duties, and a four month old baby I think it's too much). I just have no clue. Also, I've been thinking about different cooking techniques, but have not yet decided. If you're strongly pro or anti brine, or have strong opinions on types of birds or cooking techniques, I'd love to hear. Thanks guys!

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