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Chef Dean Fearing
Executive Chef, The Mansion on Turtle Creek
Dallas, TX

Dean Fearing's Tips

1. Only defrost your turkey a week (or 5 days) out in the refrigerator.

2. Make a plan so you're not exhausted and can't enjoy the day. Shop early. Buy your turkey a week out (see above) so it can thaw properly. Cranberries and dressing can be made long in advance.

3. Remember, never, ever stuff a turkey.

roast turkey with chili-pecan sauce and cranberry-jalapeño relish
roast duck with sweet potato-pear purée
| oven roast pheasant and
pumpkin-molasses purée

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