Christmas Time Planner
|7.00am||Take the turkey from the fridge to bring to room temperature|
|7.30am||Preheat the oven to 425F/220C/Gas 7|
|8.00am||Start cooking the turkey as per recipe|
|8.30am||Lower temperature to 325F/160/C/Gas 3 and cook for 3 1/2 hours|
|Noon||Put Christmas pudding to steam. Open any red wines to allow the wine to breathe.
Turn back the foil on the turkey and turn heat back to 425F/220C/Gas 7 for 30 mins to crisp the skin.
Put sausages and bacon rolls into the oven and cook until crisp - 45mins, then keep warm.
|12.30pm||Check the turkey is cooked and remove from the oven wrap in foil as the recipe
Make gravy as per recipe and keep warm
Place roast potatoes, precooked on Christmas eve, into the hot oven.
|1.10pm||Put parsnips, precooked on Christmas eve, into the oven with the potatoes. Heat serving dishes and plates|
|1.20pm||Cook Brussels sprouts as per recipe , warm already prepared red cabbage, and bread sauce|
|1.30pm||Take time for a quick cuppa, glass of wine or a sit down. Plate the salmon and dill sauce and set on the table.Open white wines or Champagne.|
|1.45pm||Carve the turkey|
|1.50pm||Place everything into warmed serving dishes|
|2.00pm||Time to eat.|
Make sure there is enough water in the steamer.Enjoy!!!