In episode 043 learn what you can expect to pay for a turkey for Thanksgiving. This will help you budget out what you need to pay and what you should have leftover for the rest of the meal.
🛒 Before You Checkout
What you need to know before you checkout at the grocery store or market:
On a tight budget this Thanksgiving? Don't worry if you have the get the cheapest turkey. I have bought the cheapest frozen birds before and the still came out tasty. The key is having a good recipe. I love Alton Brown's Spatchcoked, Dry Brined Turkey recipe.
From personal experience I have not found the more expensive frozen turkeys to be noticeable better than the cheapest ones.
Also make sure to check out our ALDI Thanksgiving Dinner Under $40 post on the blog.
📚 Additional Resources
You will want to check out all of our resources on shopping for a turkey by visiting our Buying a Turkey page. There you will get tips as well as guides to buying a turkey at different stores across the country.