The Kitchen at the Iowa State Fairgrounds

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the How to Be Turkey Perfect cooking class will be held in The Kitchen, located in Maytag Family Theaters on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. For a $40 registration fee, attendees will learn how to cook a tender, juicy turkey and how to set the perfect table. Also included in the registration are turkey samples, a turkey cookbook, a freezer meal for leftover turkey and coupons for ChopLocal and Real Deals Ankeny.

How to Be Turkey Perfect

The Kitchen, Iowa State Fairgrounds

Tuesday, November 1 at 6 p.m.

Cost: $40 (Class size limit of 25 people)

Presented by the Iowa Turkey Federation

Learn step-by-step just how easy it is to make and carve a tender, juicy turkey that the whole family will be talking about for years. Real Deals Ankeny will also be on hand to help you set the perfect table. Sign up today to make your 2022 Thanksgiving gathering the best one yet.

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During the Fair, The Kitchen was a popular demonstration kitchen for anything from cuts of meat to wine mixology, cake baking, charcuterie and chocolate bombs. From November through April, stay tuned for interactive, educational and fun cooking classes for any and all skill levels. Learn from local experts, using local products.