Perhaps it’s the crowd-pleasing size of turkey that makes it so festive. Celebrate , it says. Gather round! According to the Turkey Farmers of Canada, over 40 per cent of Canadians will dine on this poultry at Christmas. Roasting a whole bird is the traditional cooking method, but recently the adventurous have been brining them, stuﬃng them with a duck-stuﬀed-with-a-chicken (turducken), barbecuing them, or—gasp—deep-frying them.