Convection ovens were developed by the baking industry as a means of evenly baking multiple racks of baked goods at one time. The heated air that is circulated around the oven by the Convection fan is a strong driving heat so the first thing to remember is that Conventional recipe temperatures must be reduced by 25 degrees when baking in Convection. There are three important considerations that determine success when baking in Convection.
If you are looking for a totally stress free way to prepare your turkey this Thanksgiving you might want to try the Low Temperature Roasting Mode in the Thermador Steam Oven. Low Temperature Roasting is technique for cooking lean tender cuts of meat without exposing them to prolonged high heat that yields flavorful buttery results, the catch...it takes some time so planning is key. When cooking turkey pieces I find it best to leave the skin on and brown the pieces in a skillet or on the E-Griddle prior to cooking, then I place the turkey in the oven for approximately 2 hours and let the oven do its magic.