I talk A LOT of smack on turkey because I think Thanksgiving is really all about the sides. Although I still love my sides, this Herb Butter Roasted Turkey is something I will definitely look forward to each year. There’s a couple tips in my recipe, like brining the turkey and covering it with a butter soaked cheesecloth, that make it just perfect. While these are optional, they don’t take much effort and really make a difference in the finished product. Rest assured, you’ll never need another turkey recipe ever again.
Also, the gravy is so insanely good! You will definitely want to use the turkey drippings, but if you are skipping the turkey and want an alternative then chicken stock will work just fine.
If you’re in the market for some turkey roasting tools I have linked everything you need to make your perfect roasted turkey here.