Talkin' Turkey on

October 24, 2012
Washington, D.C.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7223, From the initial turkey purchase to creative leftover solutions, the National Turkey Federation's (NTF) recently upgraded Web site,, offers around-the-clock consumer support with its complete guide for the holidays. Visitors to are welcomed by a cartoon turkey that connects them to holiday cooking tips, making successful meal planning a simple "click away." The "Seasonal & Holiday" ideas section provides an invaluable guide to everything from turkey purchasing, storing and thawing to grilling, deep-frying and smoking. There are numerous recipes for the traditional whole bird and for those who only prefer white meat there are recipes for turkey breast. During the holiday season, has become the go-to, quick-reference guide for home chefs to get creative with the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal, turkey. "With nearly every American eating turkey at Thanksgiving, both new and experienced home chefs are looking to add twists to their menu," said Sherrie Rosenblatt, NTF's vice president of marketing and communications. "When visiting, novices can find easy-to-follow directions on preparing the traditional Thanksgiving feast, while the 'foodies' can find a database full of flavorful rubs and marinades. The variety of recipes reflects the diversity of regional cuisines so look for the specialties from the four corners of United States as well as flavors from the heartland." With's extensive consumer recipe database containing more than 950 recipes, meal planning is much easier with ideas not only for turkey, but also for stuffing, gravies, side dishes and desserts, in addition to numerous stress-free tips to save time during this very busy season. "Consumers are incorporating turkey recipes into their meal rotation all year long, not only on Thanksgiving," said Rosenblatt. "Our upgraded Web site gives guests many more reasons to cook with turkey and integrate this nutrition-rich protein into their busy lifestyles." Visitors are invited to also sign up at to receive a recipe E-mail the first Thursday of every month that highlights seasonal turkey recipes, along with cooking tips and the latest news on turkey products. To view the "Seasonal & Holiday" ideas section, log onto and click on the cartoon turkey or visit