1st Turkey!

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by podevil, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. This is my first attempt at a turkey..Brined it overnight in a salt, sugar and garlic brine..Covered it with mayo and then used Jeff's rub..stuffed with Granny Smith Apples and basted with a butter and garlic salt baste...11.7 pound turkey took about 3 and a half hours... Smoked with pear wood Got a little dark on the wings, but that is fine with me...My lady is making a corn bread, sweet sausage, apple and cranberry dressing..The Turkey is absolutely delicious! Cooked on my Brinkman gourmet charcoal converted to propane with a v-burner.. 36 degrees outside with a lot of wind and rain..
    Thanks for everyones posting here....I read until my eyes bled before I attempted the turkey
  2. martin

    martin Fire Starter

    Good looking bird, it’s just passed noon on the west coast where I am and I still have work to do. I hope mine turns out so well

  3. Here as some extra pics I took...Cornbread, sausage, cranberry and apple stuffing..Amazing...What a wonderful meal! Lots to be thankful for!
  4. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Looks great Pod! Good job! I love stuffing!

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