Apple brined turkey-performer style

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by jaxgatorz, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Well i got my new blue weber performer and decided to jump in head first..Got an apple brine recipe of the weber forum and brined overnite...14# turkey on now...I didnt think there could be anything easy to control temps on than my wsm, but this kettle is just as easy.Smoking with apple wood today.....More pics as we progress.

    Turkey out of brine and brushed with EVO

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    Setting the coals and wood up for the minion method

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    I love my new webers

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    Turkey on at 340 degrees

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    After only 40 minutes...nice color i think

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    Not sure why this is in the pork forum, i thought i hit poultry..Mods feel free to change if need be....I think i need another beer[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2010
  2. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    My wife makes the most wonderful ,moist, flavoful turkey that is baked in the oven so i have not smoked a turkey(YET)

     But that is one fine looking bird!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    An hour and a half in.........

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  4. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good looking bird Mike. and nice fancy grill ya got there.
     
  5. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That's look'in good.  I like the looks of the Weber "simple yet sophisticated"
     
  6. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Here are the finished pics.. This was my first brined bird and i think i will be doing more...Have a great weekend and as always, Happy Smokes [​IMG]

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  7. mrsb

    mrsb Smoking Fanatic

    Awesome bird. I need to do a turkey.
     
  8. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks awesome Mike [​IMG]
     
  9. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    Man oh Man mike that bird sure looks fabulous and I bet it taste some kind of yummy too.
     
  10. nozzleman

    nozzleman Smoking Fanatic

    OMG what an awesome looking bird, that thing is picture perfect. I know you enjoyed it.
     
  11. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Good looking big bird. [​IMG]
     
  12. nwdave

    nwdave Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Outstanding looking turkey.
     

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