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Old 12-22-2007, 08:49 AM
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When we roast chicken we turn them and roast each side at high heat for a few minutes, then lower the heat for the final cooking. This is the Julia Child technique and it lends itself to turkey too. It helps keep the bird from drying out on top and stewing on the bottom. Use a rack too.