Talking Turkey with Butterball

For even the most experienced chef, there are always questions around preparing the Thanksgiving turkey. So if you are unsure of how to tackle a turkey, the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line is open and ready to answer your questions. So get ready to text Butterball to get answers.

For more than 30 years, the Turkey Talk-Line has responded to tens of thousands of questions during the holiday season. Its experts help with everything from planning and preparation to cooking, serving and more. Butterball's helpers are on the job from Nov. 1 through Christmas Eve. And while it's been around for decades to talk nervous cooks through their kitchen catastrophes, there is a new help option this year: you can now text your question to the turkey experts. Texting is available now through 6 p.m. Central Time on Thanksgiving Day; send your text to: 844-877-3456. The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line began in 1982 when it had six people working the phones that holiday season answering 11,000 questions about cooking a turkey. Since then the line has grown in both the number of calls and the number of experts on hand to help.