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Old 11-22-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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Exclamation HELP!

it is monday at 7:00 pm and i just bought a 18.60 lb frozen turkey.
this weekend i was thinking, i will buy the turkey on monday, and it will be thawed to cook thursday morning.
* * * * but i was not thinking about the time of day i would need to buy it!!! * * *
i bought it at 7 pm tonight!
it is 18.60 lbs!
how can i have this thing thawed by then?

NOTE: i work 8-5 tomorrow and wednesday and will be prepping the other foods starting tomorrow.

what to do????!!!!


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Old 11-22-2010, 07:31 PM   #2
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Put the bird in a big pot or cooler or whatever will hold it. Put the container with the bird in the sink or bathtub and fill it with cold water and leave it on at a very slow stream all night. Make sure the drain isn't blocked so the water can go down the drain. When you get up, put the bird in the fridge.

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Old 11-27-2010, 05:11 PM   #3
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Do you know the reason they suggest the running water?
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