This recipe can be used for thanksgiving or for your Christmas Menu…
1 turkey of about 8 kilos;
2 or 3 limes;
1 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 tsp of ground pepper to rub the turkey inside previously;
1/2 kilo of blended onion, 2 cups;
¼ cup of vinegar;
3 spoonfuls of oil;
12 crushed clove of garlic;
the white part and something of green of 4 of chive chopped finely , 1 cup;
the white and something of the green, of wild leek chopped finely, 1 cup;
3 stems of celery in pieces, without the leaves;
3 bay leaves;
3 spoonfuls of salt;
3 spoonfuls of English sauce Worcestershire;
1 teaspoon of worn out pepper;
2 either 3 small branches of teaspoon thyme (or 1/4 if dry it is ground).
3 or 4 small leaves of salvia;
2 small branches of parsley;
1 cup of dry white wine;
3 or 4 spoonfuls of cognac;
the pulp in pieces of 2 chopped apples, in pieces and without the heart and the seeds;
1 bare orange and finds out;
1 cup of consomme;
1/2 sugar teaspoon;
1/8 teaspoon of worn out pepper.
2. Crush the onion, the vinegar, the oil and garlic together, goes to a package to do a marinade adding to him cebollín, wild leek , watch over, the laurel, the salt, the English sauce, the pepper, the thyme, salvia, the parsley, the wine and cognac. With that marinade and in an appropriate turkey pan, rub the turkey in the inside and on outside and put it in the refrigerator for several hours, turn over the turkey every so often.
4. Introduce in the cavity of the turkey, something of the marinade, 1 leaf of laurel, the whole orange and the pieces of apple. Tight the thighs of the turkey and the the wings, so that they are close to the body. Put inside of the oven an oven proof bol with water to have humidity within the oven. Put in a tray to bake, the turkey with the breast upwards pour the marinade and put the neck in the pan. Covers completely the turkey with bacon or slices of bacon . Cover the turkey with foil, put the turkey in the oven, on the low grid, bake it for 50 to 60 minutes, about 8 minutes per kilo. Remove the foil , turn the turkey to one side and bake it 30 minutes more, until it is golden. After that time, turn the turkey with the brest upright, without covering bake the turkey for 30 more minutes, until it is golden. Put the turkey by the side that is not golden and bake it for 30 more minutes, until golden. For a total of 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Every time yu turn the turkey pour on the turkey from the juices in the oven pan.
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