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Frozen turkey question! Fairy [God] Mother Due February 23 (girl); 17 kids; Stratham, New Hampshire 7085 posts
21st Nov '12

I bought a 14 pound frozen turkey on Saturday and put it in the fridge to thaw that day. I checked on it today and it still feels like a freaking rock! How can I safely and thoroughly thaw it for tomorrow? Cold water in the sink? Maybe our fridge settings are too high for it to that? I definitely would have thought it would have been thawed in the fridge by now :-/

Blythe. 1 child; Indiana 22401 posts
21st Nov '12

we let ours sit out all night and then put it in the fridge the next morning, and it was still frozen. I would set it out

*TiffanyMae* 2 kids; Montana 6002 posts
21st Nov '12

My mom got ours out of the freezer last night and its been sitting in the sink since. Idk when she is gonna move it to the fridge though

user banned California 36390 posts
21st Nov '12

Put it in an unscented garbage bag in a cooler of ice water

Brity Brit 2 kids; Bedford, Pennsylvania 4847 posts
21st Nov '12

We put it in cold water in the sink

JΔ$ Georgia 77628 posts
status 21st Nov '12

Cold water in the sink will be your best/safest bet. Change the water every hour or two. It should have thawed by now but your fridge may be too cold. Was your turkey towards the back of the fridge? That's usually the coldest area.

TheNuge 1 child; Pennsylvania 23152 posts
21st Nov '12
Quoting Fairy [God] Mother
abcde 10877 posts
21st Nov '12

cold water in the sink. Change it our every half hourso the water is still cold. do not leave it on the counter. it will warm it from the outside in rather then inside out causing bacteria to grow

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
21st Nov '12
Quoting Jas ♥:" Cold water in the sink will be your best/safest bet. Change the water every hour or two. It should have ... [snip!] ... thawed by now but your fridge may be too cold. Was your turkey towards the back of the fridge? That's usually the coldest area."

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Fairy [God] Mother Due February 23 (girl); 17 kids; Stratham, New Hampshire 7085 posts
21st Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Jas ♥:</b>" Cold water in the sink will be your best/safest bet. Change the water every hour or two. It should have ... [snip!] ... thawed by now but your fridge may be too cold. Was your turkey towards the back of the fridge? That's usually the coldest area."</blockquote>




We have a side by side so it pretty much took up the whole shelf

Fairy [God] Mother Due February 23 (girl); 17 kids; Stratham, New Hampshire 7085 posts
21st Nov '12

I don't have a cooler big enough for it so its in the sink in cold water now. I have a timer set to change out the water so it stays cold. Hopefully it will be thawed in time for the big day!

JΔ$ Georgia 77628 posts
status 21st Nov '12
Quoting Fairy [God] Mother