From tenting to trussing to getting that skin crispy and delicious, there's more to cooking a turkey than just sliding it into the oven.

Thanksgiving is almost here. If your house has been selected as the gathering point for family and friends this year, and this is your first attempt at cooking a turkey, then you may want to take a moment and visit the Food Network website (Click Here). Even if it's not your first time wrestling that delicious bird, it never hurts to look for reasons of refreshing the memory. After all, you only get one shot at it.

And while you're drooling thinking about your Thanksgiving creations, here's a little Thanksgiving distraction.

The Turkey and Farmer Showdown: