Roast dinners aren’t difficult, in fact they are probably the easiest meals that I cook. However, turkeys don’t come in small sizes, so making a classic roast turkey dinner requires you to set aside a decent amount of time to be in the house to keep an eye on your dinner. Which is, I suppose, why roast turkey is reserved for big family occasions such as Christmas and Easter in our house.
There’s much more meat on a turkey than on a chicken. You can feed far more people at dinner time, and of course that means that the leftovers are particularly bountiful the following day. As always, once your roast cools to room temperature, strip the meat away and freeze it for another meal, then get the carcass into the slow cooker to make a flavourful stock. Read More