For a Swifter Thanksgiving Meal, Spatchcock Your Turkey

Food52 has an awesome shot-by-shot blog post on how to spatchcock a turkey, which looks like a better Thanksgiving alternative to making a gross turducken.

“Spatchcocking” is just the fun way to tell people you’re butterflying a bird, by taking out its backbone. Why would you do such a thing? Well, it’s much easier than it may sound, and your chickens and turkeys will cook quickly and evenly — cutting the time almost in half.