A collection of 20 faster, shorter, and make-ahead recipes for the ultimate stress-free and delicious Thanksgiving
For example, try this Foolproof Brined Turkey.
Brining a turkey is well worth the day-ahead time investment. It removes all guesswork, producing an incredibly moist bird that's more forgiving of being slightly overcooked. If you can't find an organic turkey, look for a fresh one without "added solution."