Cooking the perfect Thanksgiving turkey need not give you nightmares, it’s actually really simple. In an awful tradition, people have tended to overcook turkey making it the dryer, less tasty cousin of the chicken, giving it a bad rep. Follow a few simple steps and this doesn’t have to be the case. You’ll be blessed with a beautiful, juicy bird with golden umami packed skin. Lash with gravy and you’ll have plenty to be thankful for.