Tenting the turkey with foil during the first part of cooking is key. This keeps the lean breast meat juicy until the dark-meat thighs are done. Just as important, use a meat thermometer. Don’t rely on a pop-up timer that comes in the turkey—it often pops up too late.
Savory, smoky and spicy with a touch of sweetness, this crispy mix is perfect party food with beverages. Adjust the heat level to your likeness by using more or less cayenne.