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  Turkey School at Bon Appétit Cooking Class at Epicurious.com
A frozen turkey should be kept frozen until you are ready to defrost it, then submerged in a pail, pot, or sink full of cold water.
If the turkey is unstuffed, you can give it a flavor boost by seasoning the cavity with salt and pepper, and adding two peeled and quartered onions, two carrots, and two celery stalks, as well as a couple of bay leaves and sprigs of parsley and thyme.
When the turkey has been moved to its resting place, put the roasting pan over two burners of the stove, turn the heat to medium, and use a heatproof flat whisk or slotted angled spatula to loosen whatever yummy bits are in the pan.
www.epicurious.com /bonappetit/cooking_class/turkey_school   (2008 words)

  Turkey (06/07)
In the 1990s, Turkey's economy suffered from a series of coalition governments with weak economic policies, leading to high-inflation boom-and-bust cycles that culminated in a severe banking and economic crisis in 2001 and a deep economic downturn (GNP fell 9.5% in 2001) and increase in unemployment.
Turkey entered NATO in 1952 and serves as the organization's vital eastern anchor, controlling the straits leading from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean and sharing a border with Syria, Iraq, and Iran.
Turkey and EU officials have begun the process of screening Turkey's laws and policies in order to begin negotiating the individual chapters required for ultimate EU accession.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3432.htm   (0 words)

  Turkey - MSN Encarta
Asian Turkey and European Turkey are separated by three connected waterways of great strategic importance: the Sea of Marmara and the straits of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles (also called the Turkish Straits).
Turkey borders the Aegean Sea and Greece on the west; Bulgaria on the northwest; the Black Sea on the north; Georgia, Armenia, and the autonomous Azerbaijani republic of Naxçivan on the northeast; Iran on the east; and Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean Sea on the south.
The landscapes of Turkey are varied, from fertile plains in the northwest and southeast to broad river valleys in the west to high barren plateaus and towering mountains in the east.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575380/Turkey_(country).html   (1669 words)

  Turkey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Turkey borders eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Iran and the Nakhichevan exclave of Azerbaijan to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.
Turkey intervened and militarily invaded Cyprus in July 1974 in response to a Greek Cypriot coup by EOKA-B.
The territory of Turkey extends from 36° to 42° N and from 26° to 45° E in Eurasia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Turkey   (5585 words)

 Turkey Cooking Techniques (Turkey for the Holidays)
A whole turkey is done when the temperature in the innermost part of the thigh reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165°F as measured with a food thermometer.
Braising is cooking the turkey in a small amount of water or stock in a covered roasting pan in a 325° to 350° oven.
An 8 to 10 pound turkey is stuffed with garlic, onions, peppers and various seasonings and the entire bird is lowered into a huge vat of hot oil and fried until crispy and golden brown.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /turkey/techniques.html   (3951 words)

 Turkey (bird) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With their wingspans of 1.5-1.8 metres, the turkeys are by far the largest birds in the open forests in which they live, and are rarely mistaken for any other species.
In particular, the chest tuft of domestic turkeys is a clear indicator of descent from the Wild Turkey, as the Ocellated Turkey does not have this tuft.
Several other birds which are sometimes called "turkeys" are not particularly closely related: the Australian brush-turkey is a megapode, and the bird sometimes known as the "Australian turkey" is in fact the Australian Bustard, a gruiform.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Turkey_(bird)   (344 words)

 Food Safety of Turkey...from Farm to Table
Turkey is kept cold during distribution to retail stores to prevent or slow the growth of bacteria and to increase its shelf life.
The turkey is safely cooked when the food thermometer reaches a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast.
The turkey is safely cooked when the food thermometer reaches a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast before removing from oven.
www.fsis.usda.gov /Fact_Sheets/turkey_from_farm_to_table/index.asp   (2575 words)

 Turkey Safety (Turkey for the Holidays)
If the turkey is done ahead of schedule, it is safe to hold it in the oven at a reduced temperature, 200°F. Leave the thermometer in the turkey and make sure that the temperature of the turkey does not drop below 140°F during holding time.
A whole turkeys and turkey parts are safe when cooked to a minimum internal temperature of 165 °F as measured with a food thermometer.
If your turkey has a "pop-up" temperature indicator, it is recommended that you also check the internal temperature of the turkey in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast with a food thermometer.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /turkey/safety.html   (1532 words)

 EEK! - Critter Corner - Gobble, Gobble, Gobble - The Wild Turkey
Wild turkeys are native to parts of Wisconsin, in an area roughly south of a line from Prairie du Chien to Green Bay.
As the number of turkeys increased, the DNR began to trap them from areas with lots of turkeys and move them to other good turkey habitat areas.
Now, the wild turkey roams freely in most of the state and is doing great--so great that now, like some of our ancestors, we are able to hunt them once again.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/critter/bird/wildturkey.htm   (803 words)

 Information About Turkey and Travel Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Turkey, known also as Anatolia and Asia Minor, is considered a bridge between East and West, but you will find that the country is decidedly western oriented, modern and the people very hospitable.
Turkey is the only secular and democratic Moslem country in the world and will become Europe's eastern frontier.
Mount Ararat and the birthplace of the Prophet Abraham are in eastern Anatolia.
www.tour-turkey.com /about-turkey.htm   (276 words)

 Turkey Country Analysis Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: )
IMF assistance to Turkey is conditioned on implementation of a variety of reform measures aimed at addressing the root causes of the country's economic problems.
Turkey has raised concerns about the ability of the narrow and twisting Bosporus Straits to handle additional tanker traffic that will be necessary to handle the planned volume of oil to be exported via CPC, in addition to other oil shipments.
Turkey's sole private refinery is Atas, with a capacity of 88,000 bbl/d, located near Mersin on the Mediterranean coast, a joint venture of ExxonMobil (51 percent), Shell (27 percent), BP Amoco (17 percent), and local company Marmara Petrol ve Rafineri Isleri AS (5 percent).
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/turkey.html   (6690 words)

 Turkey Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
The Turkish people have an unrivalled reputation for hospitality, the cuisine is to die for, the coastline is a dream, and many Turkish cities are dotted with spectacular mosques and castles.
And while costs are rising, Turkey remains one of the Mediterranean's bargain-basement destinations.
Turkey is generally safe, but sporadic violence due to domestic and regional tensions does occur.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/turkey   (0 words)

 Country Profile:Turkey--People's Daily Online
The Republic of Turkey is a democratic, secular and social state governed by the rule of law.
Turkey is a mountainous country with an average altitude of 1132 meters.
Almost 99% of the population of Turkey is Muslim, and the rest consists of Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Assyrian and Jewish.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/turkey.html   (242 words)

 Turkey travel guide - Wikitravel
Turkey (Türkiye) [1] is located on the Mediterranean, in the Anatolian region of West Asia, with a small section in Mediterranean Europe separated by the Turkish Straits (Bosphorus, Sea of Marmara, and Dardanelles).
With the the Black Sea to the north and the Aegean Sea in the west and Mediterranean Sea to the southwest, Turkey is surrounded by Bulgaria and Greece to the west, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to the northeast, Syria, Iraq and Iran to the southeast.
Turkey is in Zone G of Inter-Rail along with Greece, Italy and Slovenia.
wikitravel.org /en/Turkey   (9917 words)

 Turkey - Republic of Turkey - Türkiye
Turkey is often called "the cradle of civilization," as it has been home to a rich variety of tribes and nations of people since 6500 B.C. The Republic of Turkey was founded in 1923 by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, replacing the dynastic and theocratic Ottoman system, with its Sultanate and Caliphate.
In 1945 Turkey joined the UN and became a member of NATO in 1952.
Turkey occupied the northern portion of Cyprus in 1974 to prevent a Greek takeover of the island; relations between the two countries remain strained.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/turkey.htm   (664 words)

Turkey is the best country we have visited off the Pacific Rim and it is in large part because of the Turks.
Turkey is trying desperately to bring prosperity to their country because money is a trump card that keeps fundamentalists under control and allows them to be controlled in approved democratic ways.
Turkey would have sided with the British, French, and Russians if they had gotten assurances that France and Britain would stop Russia from using the alliance to grab Turkey and a port.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/6960/turkey.htm   (23990 words)

 Turkey's physical geography - All About Turkey
Examination of Turkey's topographic structure on a physical map of the world shows clearly the country's high elevation in comparison to its neighbors, half of the land area being higher than 1000 meters and two thirds higher than 800 meters.
This also means that apart from the Asi river in Anatolia and the Meriç in Thracian Turkey, all Turkey's rivers have their sources within its borders and flow into the sea, into neighboring countries or into interior drainages.
A comparable diversity can be seen in the human history of Turkey, where since prehistoric times many different peoples have settled, some to build civilizations and others to pass on to other continents.
www.allaboutturkey.com /cografya.htm   (1415 words)

 Wild turkey hunting: Minnesota DNR
Today wild turkey gobbles reverberate from ridges in Houston County in the southeast to Becker County in the northwest.
Not until wily adult wild turkeys were trapped from other states and transplanted into Minnesota did the population gain a foothold.
Using funds donated by the National Wild Turkey Federation, biologists continue to trap wild turkeys in areas of Minnesota where the birds are abundant and then relocate them to suitable new areas.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /hunting/turkey/index.html   (342 words)

The most egregious examples of Turkey's reliance on U.S. weaponry in committing abuses are its use of U.S.-supplied fighter-bombers to attack civilian villages and its use of U.S.-supplied helicopters in support of a wide range of abusive practices, including the punitive destruction of villages, extrajudicial executions, torture, and indiscriminate fire.
Turkey's rural southeast, where the majority of the country's approximately ten million Kurds live, is the country's poorest and most underdeveloped area.
Turkey will not buy arms from countries on the "red" list; arms purchases from countries on the "yellow" list require explicit approval by the Turkish government, while no prior approval is needed for purchases from countries on the "green" list.
www.hrw.org /reports/1995/Turkey.htm   (16681 words)

 WDNR - Wisconsin's Wild Turkey
A key role in the success of the wild turkey management program can be attributed to hunters through their purchase of the Wild Turkey Stamp which provides vital financial support in providing for future opportunities for turkey management and hunting in Wisconsin.
Since wild turkeys were first successfully reintroduced into Wisconsin in 1976, population levels continue to increase and expand statewide.
Sale of the turkey stamp currently brings in over $500,000 annually for developing, managing, conserving, restoring, and maintaining the wild turkey population within the state.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/wildlife/hunt/turkey   (186 words)

 Animal Facts:  Turkeys
The wild turkey we usually see in photos or pictures is not the same as the domestic turkey that we serve at Thanksgiving.
After the female turkey mates, she prepares a nest under a bush in the woods and lays her tan and speckled brown eggs.
Wild turkeys are covered with dark feathers that help them blend in with their woodland homes.
www.kidzone.ws /animals/turkey.htm   (628 words)

 Turkey Travel Planner
My online Turkey travel guide is fun and easy to use.
trip to Turkey, it has over 2600 pages of info on currency exchange rates, what to see and do in Istanbul, Istanbul hotels, good tours and travel agents, sleeper trains, buses, car rentals, yacht charters, mobile phones, tours, flights, even getting married in Turkey, and answers to travel questions.
Before you travel in Turkey read Bright Sun, Strong Tea.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com   (116 words)

 Turkish Embassy.org - Republic of Turkey
On March 29, the Government of Turkey hosted a ceremony marking the completion of the restoration of the 10th century Armenian church on Akdamar Island in Lake Van, Turkey.
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Copyright © 2004 Embassy of the Republic of Turkey, Washington, DC.
www.turkishembassy.org   (0 words)

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