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First smokes turkey

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by jaymerkramer, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. Tried my first Turkey in the Mastebuilt today, turned out great. I kept it simple and just injected with some Stubbs and rubbed down with some butter and Durkee beer can chicken spices. Local supermarket had fresh birds clearance for .60 a pound so I couldn't resist a 13 pound for under $9.00. We made some fries and onion rings with it to be different. Turned out really juicy and great flavor. Smoked at around 275 for 4.5 hours. Used a mixture of sassafras, cherry and hickory wood chips.

    Last edited: Nov 30, 2013
  2. foamheart

    foamheart Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks awfully good to me! So now you thinking turkey or ham smoked for Christmas?
  3. flyboys

    flyboys Smoking Fanatic

    Nice job! Can't beat the price either, I may have to run to the store tomorrow!
  4. I am thinking of trying a ham for Christmas, I haven't tried one yet and I love ham. My wife doesn't like ham so I will probably throw on a chicken for her. What is the best type of ham to get get for the smoker? It looks like most of them are preflavored or already smoked.
  5. foamheart

    foamheart Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member