• Advertiser Disclosure

    You’re our first priority.
    Every time.

    We believe everyone should be able to make financial decisions with confidence. And while our site doesn’t feature every company or financial product available on the market, we’re proud that the guidance we offer, the information we provide and the tools we create are objective, independent, straightforward — and free.

    So how do we make money? Our partners compensate us. This may influence which products we review and write about (and where those products appear on the site), but it in no way affects our recommendations or advice, which are grounded in thousands of hours of research. Our partners cannot pay us to guarantee favorable reviews of their products or services.

  • People Are Pranking Their Parents By Asking Them How to Cook Turkey in the Microwave

    Come on, mom and dad: Don’t fall for it!
    If you’ve been on social media lately, then you have probably come across the #microwaveturkey hashtag. If not, here’s the deal: People are asking their parents for instructions on how to cook a whole 25-lb. turkey in the microwave, then screenshotting the hilarious responses. Little did the parents know their children were pranking them.

    Get push notifications with news, features and more.

    + Follow


    You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications.

    Of course anyone with any prior experience with turkey knows that thoroughly cooking a 25-lb. bird in a microwave is nearly impossible and very dangerous in a number of ways. But that didn’t stop many moms and dads from falling for the joke.
    RELATED: Rachael Ray Shows How to Make a Full Thanksgiving Dinner in One Hour (Yes, Really)
    RELATED VIDEO: Watch Guy Talks To Turkeys

    One mother suggested flipping the turkey every hour in the microwave to ensure that the meat cooks, while other parents suggested Googling or watching YouTube for instructions.

    Even some grandmothers fell for the prank—though one in particular was surprisingly open to the method.

    RELATED: 91,000 Lbs. of Turkey Recalled Amid Widespread Salmonella Outbreak Ahead of Thanksgiving
    Some parents, however refused to be fooled.

    If you’re actually in need of guidance on how to cook a turkey (not in the microwave!), we recommend Ree Drummond’s perfect method.

    Read More


        Enable registration in settings - general
        Compare items
        • Total (0)