Apr 02, · Directions. Step 1. Preheat an oven to degrees F ( degrees C). Step 2. Combine sage, salt, and thyme in a small bowl. Rub half of the sage mixture all over the turkey, then place the turkey in a large roasting pan. Step 3. Bake the turkey in the preheated oven /5(13). Place turkey in the center of oven and roast for 45 minutes, basting frequently with the drippings (You may need to add more stock during the roasting to ensure the pan does not dry out). In a small sauce pan, warm the orange juice and honey together and stir to blend. After the 45 minutes, brush the turkey with the orange and honey glaze.