Don't Thaw with Bubblebath, and Other Odd Thanksgiving Turkey Helpline Tips

A Thanksgiving turkey
A Thanksgiving turkey

"Is it OK to thaw my turkey in the bathtub while bathing my kids?" Butterball's famous team of "college-educated, professionally-trained" home economists and nutritionists got this question over their annua Thanksgivingl turkey talk-line one year.

This may be the only hotline where you can ask with a straight face whether or not the breast should be rubbed with butter (Butterball suggests vegetable oil or cooking spray; I suggest butter); and it's one of the best ways to get expert advice for free this holiday season.

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