2. COAT IT
Most people coat the skin with olive oil or butter to achieve browned skin. That’ll work, but we’re going to suggest coating it with something else — mayo. The oil and butter will melt off in a hot oven, but mayonnaise — which is typically made from egg yolks, oil, and lemon juice — will actually stick to the skin to create a better crisp. Using your hands, apply a think layer on the turkey to promote even browning.
3. DON’T STUFF IT
Stuffing a turkey can cause it to cook uneven and result in dry or undercooked meat. Cook your stuffing separately from your turkey.