- 1 wild turkey (about 13 pounds, cleaned weight)
- Salt to taste, if desired
- Freshly ground pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 475 degrees.
- Sprinkle the turkey inside and out with salt and pepper. Put the quartered onion and halved celery ribs inside the cavity of the turkey.
- Place the turkey, breast side up, in a roasting pan. Cover the top of the t