I noticed that almost every "official" how-to Turkey site tells you that a 12 lb bird thaws in roughly three days in the fridge. I have done this for a few years now and it takes a week to get thawed enough to take the marinade (which I do for a couple of days)
Wondering if anyone out there has ever successfully thawed a 12 lb bird in three days? Seems this misinformation would lead to a lot of Turkey day disasters. I have checked my turkeys after three days and it they are still solid as a rock at that point.