How to Carve a Turkey, Step-by-Step
Food Network Magazine shows you how to carve a turkey in 4 easy steps.
Place the bird breast-side up. Slice the skin between the legs and body; using a fork, pull the legs away from the body until the joints pop. Cut the joints to remove each leg.
Separate the drumsticks from the thighs: Locate the joint in the middle of each leg and cut through it.
Pull the wings away from the body and cut through the joint to remove the wings.
Remove each side of breast meat by slicing downward along the top breastbone, following the curve of the body. Place each breast on a cutting board and slice against the grain.