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Happy Turkey Day!!

post #1 of 7
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Got a good deal on some turkeys last week so I decided what better to celebrate the biannual loss of the US Ryder Cup team than a turkey and a rack of baby backs.

Made a salt and sugar brine for the turkey and let it sit in there for almost a full 24. I've never used a brine before so I'm looking forward to seeing the difference.

Once I took it out I added what my relatives call my secret rub (they don't know it's just salt and pepper) and threw it on the smoker.

Here's a few pics of the process starting from this morning:


This was just a few minutes ago before I wrapped the ribs:
post #2 of 7
Loons great!

Funny - I'm smoking ribs right now but I've been sitting here thinking that I need to do a practice run on a turkey leading up to thanksgiving. I've done plenty of chickens but never a turkey. Gonna do a first this year
post #3 of 7
Looks good! Was just thinking turkey would be nice.
post #4 of 7
Looking good great color on both as well.
post #5 of 7
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Thanks a lot. I'm trying to figure out how to post more pics. Once I do I'll post finished products
post #6 of 7
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Got it


I was more excited because this was my first go round with my new maple cutting board I just built
post #7 of 7

r hagan, looks great and keep that family rub recipe with you till you die.. good looking food, great job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!th_4th_of_July.gif

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