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Turkey Talk-Line

First time hosting? Fear of overcooking? Late to defrost? You have turkey questions. We have turkey answers! Our Turkey Talk-Line is now open. Call 1-800-BUTTERBALL to talk turkey. Hours: October 4 – October 13 (weekdays): 1 PM-6 PM (ET) October 4 – October 13 (weekends): 10 AM-6 PM (ET) October 14 (Thanksgiving Day): 10 AM-6…

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6 Ways to Stick to your Holiday Hosting Budget

You’re in charge of hosting this year’s holiday dinner. You want things to be perfect so you’re stocking up on everything you think you need for the perfect evening. Before you know it, you’re spending more money than you wanted to and you don’t even have half the items you need yet. We’ve all been…

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Become a Holiday Hosting Pro this Season

“Never let ’em see you sweat. Guests feel guilty if they think you’ve worked too hard to make dinner for them—which of course you have!” – Ina Garten Entertaining is hard work. Luckily, with some planning and a little festive magic you can be a whiz at holiday hosting. Signature drinks make everything special. Serve…

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Decorate your Best Holiday Table Ever this Year

It’s cold outside, and snow is gently falling. Yourturkey is roasting to perfection in the oven. (how to roast video) And oh yes, your holiday table is beautifully set. Once your guests arrive, they can’t stop complimenting how you’ve decorated it. This can be your reality this festive season, with a few simple steps: Pick…

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Alexa, Ask Butterball How to Cook a Turkey

Iconic brand introduces voice assistance to help cooks “Host Like a Boss”   Toronto, ON (November 1, 2018) – From questions about what to do when your son tries stuffing a turkey with Lego, to inquiries about the jacuzzi-defrosting technique, Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line experts have heard it all. Now, the experts are empowering cooks with…

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Tools to complement your roast turkey recipes

Whether you’re a newbie or an old pro at preparing holiday meals, it doesn’t matter, because we’re committed to providing you with the best tools to make any and all of your festive occasions easy and delicious. Butterball Turkey tools to help you: Butterball’s turkey calculator – If you are not sure of what size…

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Thanksgiving turkey tips and tricks

To ensure your Thanksgiving is a success, we have some handy turkey tips and tricks for you. Steps for you to follow: A juicy turkey – Butterball turkeys are already brined with a hint of butter flavour, so you’re halfway there. To prevent your turkey from drying out, just brush the skin with some oil….

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How to thaw a frozen turkey

You wouldn’t think we would write a blog post about how to thaw a frozen turkey, but if not done correctly, you may not get to experience the full flavour. So, let’s explore how to properly thaw a frozen turkey. We have a couple techniques you can use, which will help preserve your Butterball turkey…

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Easy and fun turkey recipes

Recipes, turkeys and cooking, sounds exciting. Throw in a few new ideas from Chef Shahir and ‘voila’, you have the recipe for success. No matter what your cooking level or experience, Butterball Canada has over 100 turkey recipes, which have been created for you to get the most out of your turkey. Not only are…

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Butterball Canada: The story behind the bird

We may not have introduced turkeys to the world, but we did introduce Canadians to our succulent Butterball turkey, named for its broad breast and plump, round shape. And we’re proud to say, that for over 60 years, Butterball Canada has been dedicated to bringing people together to celebrate occasions of all sizes. With a…

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Chef Shahir Talks Turkey

After graduating from York University’s Schulich School of Business, I realized a career as an accountant wasn’t really for me. I didn’t want to simply sit at a desk in a cubicle. I had more to offer than that. Even from an early age, I’d always had a deep passion for cooking, so I pursued…

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Turkey Cooking Times

Both experienced and new cooks alike worry about how long to cook their turkey, as they want family and friends to enjoy a fabulous dining experience. The Butterball brand has been around since 1954 so when turkey cooking advice is needed just ask our experts. You can check our website, call, email or even text…

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How to Cook a Turkey

When it comes to preparing a perfect turkey there are many different ideas and preferences; we’re here to share our easy prep recommendations for a turkey that’s perfect every time. Step One: Thawing Your Turkey Thawing can happen a couple of ways; for instance, you can place your unopened turkey, breast down, in a sink…

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Leftover Butterball turkey recipes that are sure to be a hit!

Turkey is a delicious and healthy protein for any meal. People take great care and put a lot of time and effort into how they prepare the whole turkey. But, what comes after dinner is over? Butterball offers a number of turkey recipes you can use for any leftovers you have, this way you and…

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The Amazing, Incomparable Turkey Lifter

The trickiest moment at many Thanksgivings is a seemingly simple one: lifting your turkey from its roasting pan to the serving tray. A simple turkey lifter, made from a few lengths of kitchen twine, can take that weight off your shoulders. And remember: No matter how amazing and incomparable the turkey lifter is, always be…

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My Passion for Food and Entertaining

I had the most amazing epiphany today as I packed up after filming a segment for Cityline. Crew members, and fellow show experts were hovering over the work table where a pile of leftovers remained from today’s cooking demonstration. The segment showcased beautiful, summer fruits, used in the most incredible dishes. A pile of Italian…

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