Q:I love a stuffed turkey, but I've heard it's not safe to cook that way. Is there any way to safely cook a bird with stuffing inside it?
A: The problem with stuffed turkey is that the stuffing needs to reach 150 to 165°F to be safe to consume, which means that the meat ends up overcooking. To avoid that, we par-cook the stuffing to a safe temperature before putting it inside the bird. Read up!