Advice on cooking turkeys, from second graders


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VINTON — With Thanksgiving only days away, cooks across Gallia County are deciding what will be served for dinner.

The main ingredient on many of those holiday menus is turkey. With most anything in life, you have to know what you’re doing and cooking a turkey is no different.

In honor of Thanksgiving, the Gallipolis Daily Tribune asked second graders at Vinton Elementary School to provide their turkey recipes to our readers. In a three-part series which ends in our Thanksgiving edition on Thursday, these students give their best advice on how to make the perfect bird.

Mr. Tenney’s Second Grade Class

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it from the store. It is very big and wide. You cook it for 30 minutes. You can eat it with mashed potatoes. I feel very happy and good. Skylynn

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I go to the store and get a turkey. It is 20 meters long. You cook it 28 minutes. You can also make mashed potatoes. I feel happy in the end because I was having fun. Karson

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it at the store. It is one foot big and about 4.50 when my mom cooks it. I always eat corn at Thanksgiving dinner. I feel pretty good after Thanksgiving. Braxton

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got the turkey from Walmart. The turkey is very big. I cook the turkey for two hours. I eat lots of things with my turkey. I feel tired after Thanksgiving. Izabella

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it at the store. It is one foot long. I cook it for 1 hour and 30 minutes. I also eat bread and ham. I feel so good because I ate it all. Lane

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got the turkey at the store. It is bigger than three sticks. It takes about 10 minutes. You can eat stuffing with the turkey. I feel a little sick in the end. Connor

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it from Walmart. It is 60 percent a big turkey. I cook my turkey for 12 minutes and 3 sec. I can also eat stuffing with it. At the end I feel happy inside. Brooklyn

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it at the store. My turkey is 1 foot. I cook my turkey for an hour. I like mashed potatoes with it. I liked the food. Max

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. My turkey is big so my family can come over to my house. I got it at Walmart. I cook it for 1 hour. I also eat mashed potatoes. I feel good in the end. Ethan

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it in the woods where the other turkeys are. It is three feet tall when measured. I cook it for 5 or 5:30. I usually have ham with turkey. I feel happy when I have it. Cameron

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it from the store and took it home. It is about one inch long. I cook it for two minutes. You can eat it with whatever you want with it. When it is over I feel happy. Bella

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got it at the store. it is 15 inches big and long. I cook it for 20 minutes. You can eat stuffing with turkey. I feel really happy after Thanksgiving. Zeke

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got the turkey at Walmart. My turkey is 10 inches long. I cook it about 20 minutes. I can eat peas with it. I feel happy at Thanksgiving. Akadian

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got the turkey in town. It is a big turkey. I cook it for two hours. You can eat eggs with your turkey. I feel good at the end. It was really good. Kaylee

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got my turkey at the store. It is 1 inch long. I will cook it for 3 minutes. I will also eat ham. I feel happy because my family came over to eat. McKinlee

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got my turkey at the store. My turkey is 6 inches long. I cook the turkey for 11 minutes. I can also eat beans with it. It is yummy. Franklin

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I got the turkey the store. It is a little big. I cook it for a few minutes. I like mashed potatoes and beans. I feel good in the end. Lori

There are many steps to follow when preparing a Thanksgiving turkey. I get my turkey from hunting in the woods. It is 10 inches long and wide. I cook my turkey for 20 minutes. You can put mashed potatoes in the turkey. I am very happy at the end of Thanksgiving. Kynlee

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