Butterball Canada Makes it Easy

Last Updated: November 17, 2020


When Butterball decided they liked my last post enough to order up a second helping (and yes, please expect many turkey and Thanksgiving puns from here on in), I was game for pretty much anything they wanted to try. The last time we’d danced, I wound up hanging with Team Andretti as we watched all manner of vehicle driveΒ ludicrously fast down by Exhibition place. As a parent, husband and homeowner, it can be tough to find the time for hitting events, but when they’re cool enough, youΒ make time.

Which is all a roundabout way of saying a courier caught me by surprise when he showed up at my door with a 6-kilo turkey to hand over!

#ButterBallMakesItEasy β€” Can Butterball Canada Turn Casey From a Kitchen Turkey to a Cooking Whiz β€” Butterball Stuffed Turkey in its PackagingSo, context. In the nearly 8 years we’ve been together, Sarah and I have tried to cook a turkey but once, so put off by the disastrous result that we never tried again. An undercooked bird, a handful of tantrums and a hazy period where I went vegetarian for a bitΒ purely out of spite later, it’s a task I putΒ squarely out of mind until one point in the future where either set of parents decided they no longer wanted to host family dinners and tasked the kids to do it*.

But a big part of holidays is about family, and now with one of my own, it’d probably be for the best if I learned a thing or two about putting a holiday spread together β€” I mean, it’s the least I could do for the people who’ve put up with meΒ this long, right?