Is a turkey baster necessary?
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Beside this, do I need a turkey baster?
If you don't have a turkey baster on hand, just grab a small metal measuring cup (the 1/2 cup size works well) or a large serving spoon to scoop up the pan juices, and ladle them over your bird. While many people say, basting is essential, just as many say it isn't.
Additionally, how often do you need to baste a turkey? Basting is optional when roasting a turkey. To ensure a moist turkey, the key is to not overcook it. Try using a remote digital thermometer that will alert you when the turkey is fully cooked yet still juicy. If you choose to baste the bird, do so every 30 minutes.
Keeping this in consideration, what is a turkey baster used for?
A baster, sometimes called a turkey baster, is a tube attached to a rubber bulb used to suck up and squirt cooking liquid from a pan onto roasting meat or poultry, thus moistening it.
Can you use a turkey baster to get pregnant?
One artificial insemination method is called ICI (intracervical insemination), in which sperm is inserted into the cervix. This can be done at home and is what you might have heard of as “turkey basting.” For the record, yes, you technically could use a turkey baster.