Ok so I have been craving a taste of home for awhile now and decided since i cant find what I want at a restaurant around here that Id just make it. Didnt have any pork or chicken which is usually used but Iv been trying to get rid of the three turkeys that the military gave me for the holidays. (Being a poor airman is paying off.) Thawed the turkey out over a couple days and then brined it overnight in some spices i kind of just threw together. then I rubbed the breast down with another spice mixture and butter and then topped it off with the same spice mixture and olive oil. Its in the smoker now so more to come later. Probably be kind of a three parter really since im doing more with it. smoking it with mesquite and apple wood.
Bird in the Brine
ready for the night
Mixed with butter for the breast
Breast all flavored up
Took me two washes to get my hand to not be orange.
ready for the smoker,