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Thanksgiving Turkey Weight

Below table shows thanksgiving turkey weight in pounds, kilograms, thawing and roasting time.
Hope this will be useful for forthcoming thanksgiving.

Pounds Kilos Serves Thawing
Cold Water
8-12 3.6-5.4 Up to 4 1-2 days 4-6 hours 2.5-3.5 hours 3-4 hours
12-16 5.4-7.3 5-7 2-3 days 6-8-hours 3-4.5 hours 3.5-5 hours
16-20 7.3-9.1 8-10 3-4 days 8-10 hours 4-5 hours 4.5-5.5 hours
20-24 9.1-10.9 10-15 4-5 days 10-12 hours 4.5-6 hours 5-6.5 hours

Source, except pounds to kilograms conversion, : Sandy Moyer Cooking Site
(you can get many more useful information about roasting thanksgiving turkey on this page, including roasting,thawing,serving,recipes etc.)

Weight Conversion: 1 lb is equal to 0.4536 kg (45.36 dag)
Serving: you should figure 1, to as much as 2 pounds per person (0.45 to 0.9 kg per person)
Thawing: allow about half an hour per pound in cold water, change the water every 30 minutes
Roasting: roasting times are given for oven preheated to 325 fahrenheits (about 160 centigrade)



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