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Hey y'all! Troy Moses here from north Mississippi. Been smoking for a few months now so very new to the smoking world. My baby brother helps me alot... He's so sweet!! ( just picking bro) I own a MES 40 and love it. I plan on smoking a turkey this year for turkey day any tips would be greatful.... Thanks and I look forward to learning and sharing all I can!! Godspeed!
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Show my lil brother some love y'all. Hey go to the chicken forum and post about what you cooked tonight.
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Welcome to SMF. Congrats on the MES.

For the bird id brine using the Slaughter House Brine
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Run the mes as high temp as it will go. ( 275 ).

And spatched.
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Originally Posted by c farmer View Post

Run the mes as high temp as it will go. ( 275 ).

And spatched.

What do you mean by spatched?
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texas.gifHello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything   ......... 



post #7 of 8

By spatched he is referring to spatch cock. Simply it is cutting out the back bone and flattening the bird out to make it cook faster and more evenly. I usually also split mine at the breast to form two flat pieces that fit my smoker better.



post #8 of 8

Hey Troy


Welcome.  You're going to love it here



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