Better Nutrition

For tender meat and manageable leftovers, skip the whole bird this year and try cooking turkey breasts on a cedarwood plank.


in disposable foil roasting pan. Scatter damp applewood chips over a charcoal grill. Place pan on the cooking grate and roast turkey at 350– 400° F, adding more damp wood chips several times during cooking. After 1 hour, turn bird over so breast side is up. Cook for about 2 ½ hours total. cooking turkey breasts on a cedarwood plank for tender meat and manageable leftovers. To start, soak plank in a mixture of white wine and water for several hours, then remove from liquid and rub with olive oil. Rub 1 split turkey breast with butter, and sprinkle lightly with salt and generously with coarsely ground black pepper. Place soaked and oiled plank in a roasting pan, put turkey breast on plank, and scatter 1 chopped onion, 2 lbs. sliced mushrooms, and ½ lb. bacon, cut into ½ inch pieces, around pan. Roast at 350° F for about 2 hours.

Plank- roasted Turkey Breast with Bacon, Mushrooms, and Figs.

Turn your Thanksgivi­ng into a “planksgivi­ng” this year by

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