Did you know you need to take into consideration whether your Thanksgiving turkey is pasture-raised or factory-farm raised when determining the cooking time? In this video, Chef Emeril Lagasse discusses why there’s a difference between the birds and how to adjust your cooking time for a pasture-raised turkey.



I have my pasture-raised bird ordered already. Do you?


For information about buying a better turkey for you, for the environment, and for the turkey, read Eco-tips for buying a Thanksgiving turkey

Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.

Watch: Emeril cooks a pasture-raised turkey
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Emeril Lagasse discusses the difference between cooking a factory-farmed turkey and a pasture-raised, grass-fed turkey.