Roast Turkey. Tie the legs together with string and tuck the wing tips under the body of the turkey. Transfer turkey to a large serving platter. Drain juices and pat dry with clean paper towels.
Brush with melted butter or margarine. It is not necessary to add water or to cover the turkey. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of thigh and does not touch bone. You can have Roast Turkey using 0 ingredients and 0 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
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Follow Timetable for approximate roasting time. Cooking time will also depend on the accuracy of your oven. Remove neck and giblets from turkey cavity; set aside. Rinse turkey inside and out under cold running water; pat dry with paper towels.
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Rub bird with butter; sprinkle with poultry seasoning. Use a separate cutting board and utensils to avoid contaminating other foods. Remove the foil and baste with the remaining butter. A few hours before serving, prepare the turkey for roasting. Set an oven rack at the lowest height and the other in the middle of the oven.