Turkey: Baked Wild Turkey

posted by Jackie in IN 05-09-100 4:52 AM

"Indiana Conservation Officers Cookbook", Roger Goldman is credited with this recipe:

Baked Wild Turkey
1 medium-large turkey (15-20 lbs.)
1 stick butter
4-5 medium potatoes
1 brown paper grocery bag

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Rinse the turkey with warm water. Dry thoroughly. Rub entire outside of turkey with butter.

Peel potatoes and insert inside breast cavity. Sew breast closed.

Place turkey inside of paper bag and staple shut to keep air out. Bake at 350 degrees for 2 hours, then turn down to 250 and bake for 2 more hours.

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