You can keep the grease from creating a mess, catching on fire and use the grease for basting, if necessary.
Basting an engraved holiday ornament underneath the skirt for the couple's first Christmas and for luck.
Broiling requires constant attention and frequent basting to prevent the meat from becoming tough.
After two hours, remove cheesecloth, and continue basting the turkey every 30 minutes.
Run a basting stitch all around the edge of the pouch about two inches from the edge.
You'll want to test this with basting or safety pins before you sew.
An alternate method for creating a heart is to draw a pencil heart on the front of a shirt, then use basting stitches to sew around the edge of the heart.
You can use long basting stitches to mark the general outline of the pattern, or mark it with chalk, soap or a washable fabric pen.
The roaster oven creates heat and steam to cook the meat and lock in juices so repeated basting and checking is unnecessary.