Although you might think a frozen bird is easier (no need to put in an order for a fresh bird from the butcher), a frozen turkey requires some planning, unless you want to deal with a rock-hard bird on Thanksgiving morning.
The items in the giblets bag may look scary, but you’ll need them to develop the most flavorful turkey gravy. Just avoid using the liver.
Can you brine boneless chicken breasts, then freeze them for later?
Finally, a turkey-based product we can get behind. And it’s a smart—and flavorful—choice for the calorie conscious.
There are more turkey options than you might think.
By saving and freezing leftover chicken parts, you’ll have the foundation of a fast and flavorful chicken stock.