This weekend I smoked a whole turkey, as a test for Thanksgiving. This was my first turkey ever, and I think it came out pretty good.
I followed Jeff's recipe for Maple Syrup Turkey with a couple of adjustments.
After approx. 14 hours in the brine:
Ready to go into the smoker:
In the smoker:
Approx. 6 hours it was done and ready for resting for approx. 20 minutes:
Carved and ready:
On the table:
Really nice and moist, not too dry which I was afraid of.