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My First Turkey

southnjsmoke

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Happy Thanksgiving.
I decided to smoke a small turkey for my first time, we had another turkey going just in case.
I brined the turkey over night, I used the Slaughter House poultry brine recipe.On Thanksgiving day I used olive oil, salt,pepper,and cayenne spices as a rub. I stuffed the bird with apples and oranges and then it was time to smoke. I used apple wood and smoked it for 5 hours at 240-250.I also spritzed it every hour with apple juice. I pulled the turkey off at 167 internal temp and it turned out perfect. We ended up having a nice fire out back and watching football on the projector.

 

so ms smoker

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Great looking turkey! Glad your first turned out so well. Mike
 

redheelerdog

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Nice looking turkey, I like the apple/orange stuffing, bet it was delicious.
 

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Great job on your first turkey!

Al
 

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