Turkey in a LC braiser?


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Turkey in a LC braiser?

RoseyMiss | | Nov 11, 2012 09:38 PM

This is my first year cooking a Thanksgiving turkey! I don't have a roasting pan, and, while I'm not averse to buying one, I was wondering if I could use something already in the kitchen.

My husband got us a wee 5 pounder turkey. Can I roast it in my 3.5 qt Le Creuset braiser with the lid off? Mainly I wonder if it's deep enough. I wasn't planning on using a rack, but I worry about enough space for the veggies and liquids.

Any advice from the LC owners about if this is feasible? Anyone have a recommendation for a small traditional roasting pan if the braiser's no good? Should I kick it old school and get a Graniteware like my mom's? (Nostalgia aside, I think I'd like something sturdier!) Thanks for any input you have!

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