If you are hosting Thanksgiving, you are more than likely cooking the turkey. If you are like most people, you have a big block of frozen bird in your freezer as you read this. You need to thaw your turkey out before you cook it and if you have a big bird, you are going to have to take a couple of extra days to get it thawed out.

Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey
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According to Delish, if you are going to thaw your turkey out in your fridge, here is when you need to pull your turkey out of your fridge:

24 lbs - 6 days - Friday, November 22
20 lbs - 5 days - Saturday, November 23
16 lbs - 4 days - Sunday, November 24
12 lbs - 3 days - Monday, November 25
8 lbs - 2 days - Tuesday, November 26
4 lbs - 1 day - Wednesday, November 27

This math equates to approximately 4 lbs per day to thaw. Make sure you take your turkey out in time for Thanksgiving and have a wonderful time with your family this holiday season.

Source: Delish

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