Roast Spiced Turkey
- 1 turkey (14 to 18 lb.)
- Spice rub (optional; recipe follows)
- 1/3 to 1/2 cup vegetable oil
1. Remove and discard leg truss from turkey. Pull off and discard any lumps of fat. Remove giblets and neck; save for gravy if desired. Rinse turkey inside and out; pat dry. If using spice rub, rub it generously over skin and inside both neck and body cavities. Brush bird with enough oil to coat....