What size turkey should I get for 18 people?
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
Get three small ones and cut them in half. Check this out:
The general rule of thumb is a pound per person, but maybe go larger so you'll have leftovers. 24-26 lbs ought to cover it.
I would do two separate turkeys. The really large ones never seem to come out as tender and evenly cooked.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Skip the store-bought sour mix.
Perfect Whiskey Sours
A New Way to Love Raisins
The Greatest Hits
Check Out Our Spring Menu Maker!
Dryer Balls—for the Fluffiest Laundry
Captcha must be verfied
Already have an account?
Don't have an account?
Please check your email for instructions on how to reset your password
Successfully logged out
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)
Thanks! We'll email you when it's available again.