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In case your kids call asking how long the turkey needs to spend in the microwave in order to have it ready for Thanksgiving dinner, don’t fret. It’s just a prank.

But is it even possible to nuke the holiday meal centerpiece? Butterball has stepped up to answer that question.

While microwaving a 25-pound turkey is “a little ambitious,” according to the company, halve the weight and it would be “no challenge at all,” adding if anyone needs instructions, “Give us a call … and we’ll walk you through it step-by-step.”

In case you think Butterball is trolling the internet, they confirmed to Fox News that it’s completely safe to microwave a turkey as long as it’s small.

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