Safety Tips for Preparing Your, Thanksgiving Turkey.
, Be sure to thaw the turkey properly before you’re ready to cook it.
Keep it in the fridge at a safe temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit or slightly lower.
Let it thaw one day for every five pounds of its weight.
, Be sure to wash your hands before handling food.
Continuously scrub them with soap for at least 20 seconds and remember to get under the nails.
, Keep raw turkey separated from all other foods at all times.
Make sure to use separate cutting boards, plates, and utensils for your dinner's main course.
4, Cook the turkey properly before serving.
Test the turkey in three spots and make sure its temperature is at least 165 degrees.
5, Properly store leftovers.
Place leftovers in the refrigerator within two hours of finishing the meal.
It’s also best to put them in shallow containers