Immediately take off heat and serve piping hot.
TIP – Dried juniper berries add a distinct woodsy aroma. They can be found at health food stores.
TIP – For even seasoning and curing, it’s important to distribute the rub as evenly as possible.
TIP – No problem if your bird is smaller, just use 4g rub per pound of bird.
TIP – The fond is the browned bits on the bottom of the pan after you’ve seared meat or vegetables. It is the fundamental flavour-booster of most good soups, gravies and sauces. Deglazing with liquid then gently simmering lifts those little bits to be incorporated into the sauce.
TIP – Tapioca starch aka tapioca flour is ground from the root of the cassava plant. It is used mainly as a thickener in gluten free cooking.
TIP – If you want to cook your turkey the day before, do it the exact same way only allow it to cool in partly covered casserole after carving then refrigerate. Remove casserole from fridge an hour before reheating 45 mins @ 300F.