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thanksgiving

  1. M

    Thanksgiving spread

    Here is a few pics of ribs and smoked turkeys I did this past holiday. The turkeys were injected with butter mixed with creole and smoked paprika and rubbed in the cavity with a home made brown sugar dry rub. The ribs got the same rub treatment with a spritz of apple juice and basted with sauce...
  2. hunter rose

    Mmm... leftovers.

    Tried a few new tricks this go around... overall I was pleased. The legs were injected and smoked - delicious as always. The rest of the bird, I pre-carved, dry brined, injected, sous vide and then smoked. Lots of work, but delicious.
  3. Rmartinez2

    Another Turkey Thread

    Hey everyone I know there's going to be and are a bunch of these but, well, I like to share. I had a 10# and a 12# bird which I brined for 15 hours each. My brine consisted of salt, sugar, thyme, rosemary, onion etc. I used the briner bucket which is awesome. One bird brined in the spices with...
  4. W

    Temperature Panic

    Can’t seem to get above 190. Weber charcoal mountain smoker. All vents now fully open. yes, used water..but this hasn’t happened before. Sing lump charcoal. Ps: it’s windy out there
  5. TampaNole27

    Practice Turkey Day

    Practice makes perfect! So it’s become my annual tradition to do a practice bird on Sunday before hosting 30+ people and 3 birds on Thanksgiving. Wife uses the carcass to make an AMAZING smoked gravy to go with Thanksgiving. This is a 11.6 lb Turkey. I try to stay between 10-12 for my smoked...
  6. TampaNole27

    New Patio, and updated Grill Deck

    With Thanksgiving around the corner, I havent been able to think about much else than grilling with my 5 days off and 28 people packing into the house. So decided to come back here to vent my excitement. In the last few weeks, my wife and I with the help of family built a new patio out back...
  7. A

    Will Turkey Fit? Any Pointers?

    I will be hosting my first Thanksgiving this year and my family has never had grilled turkey. We are thinking of getting approximately a 16 pound bird. I just want to make sure it will fit. I am using a Dyno-Glo 4 Burner Gas Grill Model# DGF493PNP-D. Does anyone know if this size bird will fit...
  8. hunter rose

    A bird to be thankful for...

    I love smoking on Thanksgiving... not because I love turkey more than other proteins, but because there is so much sport to the cook. The preparation, build-up, research and anticipation over this centerpiece of an event with family and friends is special. Love it! I'm thankful my family and...
  9. Preacher Man

    Brined Injected SmoFried Turkey for T-Day

    For Thanksgiving this year I'm brining a turkey for almost 48 hours, injecting it, smoking it, then deep-frying it. Here it is in the brine.
  10. D

    smoking a 24lb turkey, got a question on temp

    smoker is at 220 degrees, got a 24lb bird that I'd figure would take 12 hours to get to 165f its been almost 5 hours and the bird is at 150. I've rechecked all my temps the smoker is running around 217f and the breast and thigh is around 148f using about 3 different themonitors. does a big...
  11. M

    Smoked Turkey Question!

    Hey everyone! I'm smoking a Turkey tomorrow for Thanksgiving, got some questions for you all. I'm smoking mine tomorrow on my traeger with the spatchcock citrus herb brine recipe on their website. They have me putting a garlic herb butter under the skin , but nothing on top. If I don't put...
  12. E

    Turkey Smoke Per Pound?

    Newbie here... I have a 22# Turkey that I will wet brine for about 20 hours. I will smoke/grill it on a Pit Boss 700Fb. From what I have read, turkey can smoke anywhere from 15-30 minutes per pound. That is a huge window when trying to time everything for Thanksgiving. Anybody have any advice...
  13. C

    Advice - 16 lbs Turkey in Masterbuilt Electric

    Hi all - New to the forums - looks like a great resource! I recently got a Masterbuilt 30" electric smoker (replacing a previous one I had that was not taken care of properly), and I'm familiar with smoking at a basic level. I've done ribs, chicken, and Turkey before, but not a 16 lbs one. I...
  14. S

    Smoking Pork Shoulder

    Franklin, First I enjoy your show. Your inspiration helped me decide to tackle a big chunk of pork. In Denver we have a few technical problems we had to overcome. Roasting a roast in a charcoal grill is fraught with things which could go wrong. Cooking at 5280 feet above sea level will...
  15. L

    Smoked Uncured Ham?

    Hi all, I am new to the site and probably a novice at best when it comes to smoking. I have done chicken, ribs, pork butt, and roasts before in a smoker but never ham. I wanted to try a ham for thanksgiving breakfast, as it is tradition to have ham, eggs, and mimosas as we wait for the turkey to...
  16. C

    Multiple Turkeys

    Hi All! This is my first post. I have been on the Traeger train for a couple of years and just addd a Kamado Joe to the backyard. I have a question for the Traeger/Pellet experts. I want to smoke two turkeys at the same time for Thanksgiving. I'm in Utah and it will be about 35 degrees...
  17. K

    Smoked Maple Barbecue Turkey

    I am going to make this this coming Sunday, and was wondering if there was any good injections like a garlic butter or something that might be good, or is this recipe good enough that it does not need an injection? Full recipe can be found on this site at ...
  18. smittybbq

    Deep fried or Smoked Turkey?

    I'm just curious which one everyone thinks is better? I have heard both are better so I don't really know. I personally have never had either one. I planned on smoking one for Thanksgiving this year. It will be my first time so any tips will help. I know chicken takes smoke really well. Is it...
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