Bacon-Blanketed, Herb Roasted Turkey


  • One   10 to 15-pound turkey
  • 1 1/2 Pound  bacon
  • 1/2 Pound  butter
  •    Fresh herbs, such as sage, thyme, oregano, parsley, marjoram, and rosemary
  • 2 s  carrots, roughly chopped
  • 2 s  stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 4 s  onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 s  leeks, roughly chopped
  • 4 s  apples, sliced in half

This is the turkey. I’ve been perfecting this for many years now. I must say, it is a showstopper, and delicious to boot, because I treat it well. I send my turkey to a bacon spa. It gets a salt scrub, a bacon butter deep tissue massage, a hand-woven bacon spa robe, some time in the sauna and a little tanning to finish it off.


This recipe was adapted from its original on The Runaway Spoon. Visit the website for the full recipe and for other delicious recipes. 

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