3/4 to 1 pound per serving.
Clean thoroughly, rub with butter, season
with salt and pepper and pack stuffing loosely (if desired). Place in a
roasting pan with a small amount of water. Cover and bake at 350
degrees, allowing 20-25 minutes per pound. Uncover and bake at 500
degrees for 15 minutes or until brown.
Thaw a frozen turkey in the refrigerator one day for each 4 pounds in
weight. An 8 lb turkey = 2 days, 12 lb turkey = 4 days, and so on.)
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