One More Way to Cook a Turkey: On Your Car Engine

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First there was baking cookies on your dashboard. Now it’s roasting a turkey — on your engine on the way to Grandma’s house!

Of course, this requires that Grandma lives more than 5 minutes away. In fact, she would need to live about 4 hours away, and it requires at least one stop for you to flip the turkey. But the whole idea is not entirely half-baked; it comes from a book called (amazingly!) Manifold Destiny: The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine!

The authors offer this recipe for “To Grandmother’s House Road Turkey,” a recipe which admittedly is only a turkey breast. Cooking a full turkey would indeed take quite a trip.

On a certain level, of course, we think this sounds insane. But on the other hand, perhaps it’s actually a great green way to cook your turkey? Think of all the electricity you save, and the gas mileage redeemed by this double-duty!

• Get the recipe: “To Grandmother’s House Road Turkey” at USA Today

How are YOU cooking your turkey this Thanksgiving?

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