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Second Graders' Advice on How do you cook a Turkey

by richmondregister.com

Each year, the (Richmond) Register asks one class of students in Madison County how they would cook a turkey.

This year, Laura Martin’s second-graders at White Hall Elementary School were given the opportunity to respond.

Here are their responses:

Abigail: You should go in the woods and kill it, so it won’t go wild. Take the feathers off. Put the stuffing in it. Put it in the oven on 200 degrees and cook for 25 minutes.

Daniel: First, you have to have a turkey. Then, you clean the turkey. We put it in the oven. Finally, we eat it.

Mason: Cut the turkey parts off. Then, you cook and clean the turkey. Last, you salt and pepper it and eat it.

Izzy: First, buy or hunt a turkey. Put the turkey in the stove and set heat to 200 degrees or 250 degrees. Next, set timer for 30 minutes. Finally, cut and eat turkey.

Michael: Take the feathers off. Cook the meat. Then put butter on the turkey and gobble it up.

Ethan: I would put butter on the turkey all over. Take off all the skin, clean the turkey and put the turkey in the oven. We have to wait 30 minutes so we play games and eat food and watch TV while the turkey cooks. When it’s cooked, take it out and chop it up and eat it.

Ellie: First, you buy or hunt a turkey. Then, you pre-heat the oven to make it warm. Next, you put it in for a couple of minutes. Last, you cut a hole in it and put stuffing in the turkey. Finally, you get to eat it.

Avery: We hunt or buy a turkey. Next, we heat the oven or take the feathers off the turkey. Take the turkey out and cool it off. Turn off the oven. Finally, we carve the turkey and eat it.

Hayley: First, you kill it. Then, you take the giblets out. Yuck! Now, you cook it. Finally, you eat it. Yum!

Xavion: You buy a turkey from Wal-Mart. It should weigh 13 pounds. Wash it off and put it in a pan. Rub butter all over it. Put it in the oven on 200 degrees and cook it for five hours. Finally, you eat him.

Alex: Pre-heat the oven and take out all the giblets. Put the turkey in the pan, then put the stuffing in and cook it. Finally, you eat it.

Kaylin: First, you buy a big enough turkey. Take it home and put stuffing in it. Then, you pre-heat the oven to make it warm enough for the turkey. Next, you take the giblets and put it in a pan. Now, you cook the turkey for 30 minutes and take it out of the oven and cut it up and eat it with your family.

Gracie: Get the feathers off and clean the turkey. Season it and cook to 250 degrees. Before you put the turkey in the oven, put it in a pan and cook it for two hours. I make pumpkin pie in the time it takes to cook. We get the turkey out and freeze it and the next morning we get it out and cook it again and cut it up and eat it.

Mason: Cut the turkey parts off. Then, you cook and clean the turkey. Last, you salt and pepper it and eat it.

Cohen: I hunt it or buy it. Then I shoot it. Then clean it. Put it on the pan. Pre-heat the oven and put the turkey in at 250 degrees. Then you can put stuffing in the turkey. It should be 13 pounds. Cook it for an hour. Then you slice it and eat it.

Kasia: Clean the turkey and take the feathers off before you butter it. Put pepper and salt on it. Put it in the oven, but first you must cut it up. Put seasoning on it and put it back in the oven and wait five hours. While it cooks, I will start making dessert, but mom makes dessert, so I play games and talk to my friends. When the turkey is done cooking, mom gives me some and I eat it up.

Ella: We buy a turkey. We put it in the oven. We talk and hear some music. Sometimes, we make a cake. Get the turkey out of the oven and make the turkey cool off. Finally, we eat the turkey, The turkey is yummy.

Abby: I would go to the store and buy a turkey. You need to clean it off in the sink. If you want stuffing, you need to cut up vegetables and mash them up. Then, I would close up the turkey and set the oven to around 250 degrees. You need a pan and put it on the pan. Next, you need to let an adult put it in the open. Finally, let it cool and carve it and serve.

Sarah: You capture a turkey with a bow and arrow. Take it home. Get a pot of water. Cut the turkey’s head off. Put it in hot water. Set the timer usually for 45 minutes. Take the turkey out when the bell rings. Put little shoes on the turkey and put it on a plate. Put it on the table and have it for Thanksgiving. Say a prayer before you eat.

Cameron: I pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees. I put butter on the turkey and put the turkey in the oven. Chop it up and put it on a plate and put other stuff on the plate, then you serve everyone.

Jacob: We hunt a turkey, then we shoot it and take the bullet out. We take the feathers off it and bake the turkey, then we cook it.

Nicole: Buy the turkey. Clean it. Stuff it with peas and get out the giblets. Eat it and slice it.

Henry: You can hunt or buy a turkey. If you hunt a turkey you have to take the feathers off. Then, you butter it. You can put stuff in it or add other stuff. Put it in the oven at about 129 degrees for about 25 minutes.

Elaina: Buy the turkey, then thaw the turkey and clean it. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees. Cook the turkey for 35 minutes. Take the turkey out, cut it up and eat it.

Camille: Buy a turkey. Clean the turkey and pull out the giblets. If you want the stuffing, put it in before you put it in the oven. Pre-heat the oven and while you’re waiting you can bake a cake that says ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ on it.

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