Butterflied Turkey Two-Ways

Have the butcher remove the backbone of the turkey and crack the breast bone so the bird will lie flat. We don't recommend a frozen turkey, but if you've bought one, and you have to do this yourself, cut along both sides of the backbone with kitchen shears, turn the turkey over and, with a sharp knife, whack the breast bone so it cracks. I do not recommend flattening a turkey that weighs more than 14 pounds. Seasoned butter under the skin adds flavour.

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