Butterball answers all your Thanksgiving turkey questions

AOL.com editors

Jiff is our choice for all things peanut butter, Martha Stewart is our choice for all things holiday decor. Our go-to for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey? Butterball. 

The company began their infamous "Turkey Talk-Line" in 1981 -- since then, it's continued over the years as the go-to for all things turkey during November and December. The first year the experts at Butterball answered 11,000 -- to date, they've answered over 3 million helpless calls. 

But, if you're not up for going through the (seamlessly easy) talk-line process, Butterball has shared some of their customers' top questions along with their solution:

Scroll through for some of their top tips:

Of course, over the years the Turkey Talk-Line has racked up their fair share of holiday stories. Our favorite? A story about a man calling in after the birth of his newborn. 

Shared Butterball:

A flustered father called the Talk-Line a few hours after his wife had given birth
to their first child.  He was concerned their turkey had been thawing in the fridge for too long
while he was at the hospital.  When the staffer asked the man how much it weighed, he replied,
“The turkey or the baby?”  After determining the turkey’s weight and thawing time, she assured
him he would be able to deliver a safe, delicious Thanksgiving dinner by the time mom and the
baby returned home.

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