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  1. T

    To brine or not to brine

    Hey guys, I was planning on making Jeff's bacon wrapped chicken legs this weekend. The recipe doesn't say anything about brining, but in other places on the website he says to always brine chicken. Does this apply only to whole chickens and chicken quarters? Anyone made this before? Thanks
  2. johnmeyer

    Rethinking Smoked Almonds

    I smoke a LOT of almonds, more than any other food. However, I became increasingly dissatisfied with the results. For almost two years, I have been trying variations on Todd's smoked almond recipe that comes with his AMNPS smoking tray. They are tasty, but there is no way to avoid the sticky...
  3. S

    Familiar with smoker, not with Turkey

    Greetings all, I have a 30" Masterbuilt electric smoker and was designated to smoke a turkey for this year's thanksgiving meal to accompany the fried turkey someone else is doing. I have seen many different posts with different suggestions, temps, and times for the cook but my smoker maxes out...
  4. nyc smoke

    12 Pound Turkey in my Pit Barrel Cooker in NYC

    Going to smoke a 12# tomorrow, it came brined, got it thawed and washed and dried, sitting in the fridge to air dry overnight. Going to inject with organic chix broth and melted butter, throw on a little salt and pepper, and toss a quartered onion, apple and a bunch of whole herbs in the cavity...
  5. equinn

    Smoking a Turkey Breast - Cure or No Cure?

    Hi Guys, I am planning to smoke a couple of whole turkey breasts for Thanksgiving. I have always brined my turkeys with brown sugar/salt/apple juice or cider brine and then just cooked in the oven. They always turn out moist and delicious. Now I want to smoke a turkey and am hearing that...
  6. mythmaster

    Tips Slaughterhouse Recipes For Poultry

    I hope that Tip doesn't mind that I've listed his Slaughterhouse recipes here.  These recipes are well-received and deserving of a WIKI entry. Slaughterhouse Poultry Brine By Tip Piper of Hillbilly Vittles 1 ½ Gal Water ½ C Salt - Kosher ½ C Dark Brown Sugar 2 tsp Garlic Powder 2 tsp Onion...