Genius Easy Juicy Roast Turkey (Dry Brined)

Description:

Ingredients:

10lb / 5kg whole turkey, frozen or fresh (Note 1 & 2)
6 teaspoons table salt / 11 teaspoons kosher salt (Note 4)
2 tsp dried thyme, or other herb of choice (Note 5)
1 tsp paprika (Note 5)
Black pepper

For Roasting:
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tbsp fresh herbs, finely chopped or 1½ tsp dried herbs (Note 6) (optional)
1 garlic clove, crushed (optional)
2 heads of garlic
2 onions, quartered (white, brown or yellow)
Small bunch parsley (optional)

Gravy:
3 cups low salt chicken broth / stock
3½ tbsp plain flour
Salt and pepper