Roast Turkey #2


12 lb turkey
Salt and pepper
1 orange

Remove neck and giblets.  Rinse bird and pat dry.  Season inside of cavity with 1 teaspoon salt.  Place on rack in large pan and rub with oil.  Season generously with salt and pepper. Cut orange in half and put into cavity.  Tie legs closed with string.  Cover and cook at 325 for 3 hours then remove foil, baste and cook until thermometer reads 170.  Remove from oven, tent with foil and let sit for 20 minutes before cutting.