Thanksgiving 2021 Re-Heating Instructions


Reheating Refrigerated Whole Turkey, Turkey Breast, and Brisket:

Place in oven at 325 degrees for approx. 1.5 to 2 hours covered with foil until warmed through with internal temp of 140F degrees.

Let rest for 10 minutes, remove foil carefully and carve.

Turkeys have been fully cooked to 165 degrees per FDA guidelines.

When slicing you might see some areas in the whole bird that look pink, this is totally normal due to the smoking process. 

Refrigerated Cornbread, and Green Beans:

To warm place in oven and bake at 325 degrees.

Green beans uncovered for 10-15 minutes.

Cornbread covered with foil lid for 10-15 minutes and serve with honey butter.

Refrigerated Elote Corn, Mac & Cheese, & Tater Tot Casserole:

Remove foil lid and plastic liner if present. Replace foil lid.

½ Pan: bake covered 1 hour at 325 degrees, carefully remove foil lid (hot steam) bake 15 minutes more for 140F internal temp.                                                                                  ¼ Pan: bake covered 40 mins at 325 degrees, carefully remove foil lid (hot steam) bake 10 minutes more for 140F internal temp.                                                                               

After warming Elote sprinkle tajin/paprika red powder blend, cotija cheese, and cilantro on top.

After warming Mac & Cheese sprinkle breadcrumbs on top to taste. 


Pour gravy into a saucepan on stovetop and bring to a simmer over low/medium heat, stirring occasionally until warmed.

Salted Caramel Bourbon Bread Pudding, and Sweet Potato Pie:

Serve at room temp, or warm. To warm place pan uncovered in oven at 325F for 20 minutes.