Cooking Directions

Cooking Warning

These are approximate cooking directions. Cooking times may vary. Please use an appropriate meat thermometer to bring meats to the temperatures indicated in the following chart.

The following chart is taken from the
Massachusetts Department of Health.

Temperature Meat
180 degrees F Whole Poultry
170 degrees F Poultry Breast, Well-Done Meats
165 degrees F Stuffing, Ground Poultry, Reheat Leftovers
160 degrees F Meats-Medium, Raw Eggs, Egg Dishes, Pork, and Ground Meats
145 degrees F Medium-Rare Beef Steaks, Roasts, Veal, Lamb
140 degrees F Hold Hot Foods
between 40 degrees F and 140 degrees F Danger Zone for Bacterial Growth
40 degrees F Refrigerator Temperatures
0 degrees F Freezer Temperatures
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  • Stuffed Turkey
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    Stuffed Turkey

    The following are approximate roasting times for a whole, stuffed turkey at 350 degrees in a covered pan. Remove cover, baste turkey and brown if necessary for approximately 30 minutes, (if using a tin foil cover, please allow extra time). A meat thermometer is recommended with a temp of 165 degrees, inserted in the joint between the leg and breast!

    12-16 pound birds....3 to 3.5 hours

    16-20 pound birds....3.5 to 4 hours

    20-25 pound birds....4 to 4.5 hours

    25-30 pound birds....5 to 5.5 hours

    *Please note, these items are based on gas ovens, electric ovens require longer cooking times.

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    Marinated Chicken

    Best on Grill

    Or Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes

    Or Grill or Broil 12 to 14 minutes each side

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