NAPERVILLE, IL — If this is your first time cooking a turkey, the centerpiece of the quintessential Thanksgiving feast, there are experts to turn to for advice on how to marinate, brine, defrost, bake or fry your bird. The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line right here in Naperville is staffed, open and ready to answer your questions.

For 38 years, the Turkey Talk-Line has responded to tens of thousands of questions during the holiday season. Its experts help with everything from cooking — the Butterball website has gluten-free dinner recipes, as well as tips on how to grill, air fry or deep fry a turkey — to serving and more. Butterball’s helpers are on the job now through Christmas Eve.

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