Smoked 8 lb turkey Breast with applesauce,asparugus,cayene rice

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by alx, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Found this other day-was frozen







    Smoked with Pecan/Apple at roughly 300-325.Put some of my dries tyme and golden sage under the skin and some peanut oil on skin...









    Made some fresh apple sauce













    Took average 2 hours at 300 degree









    Talked to bro at garden this morning-he was canning the last tomatoes for year and i was doing the last of 120 pounds fresh roasted green chiles

    Mentioned dinner had a feeling might see again..Its ok.He brought the 18 year old red wine he stores.DYNAMITE









    Had a feeling he was showing up with family tonite-all good




    smoked turkey with homemade apple sauce-asparagus and rice with hydrated cayene,mushroom and fresh sweet bell pepper







    Thanks for checking out the family LOL dinner...........
     
  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking meal Alex, loved the skin on the turkey (great deal by the way) and that rice looked amazing! Glad you were able to share some great food with others.
    Roasting all those peppers, canning, smoking, when do you actually get a chance to rest?
     
  3. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Delicious ALX...[​IMG]
     
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Man alex thats one fine plat of food you are serving there. I wish i was part of the family. Atleast for a dinner. Great job
     
  5. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Another month and i put a heavy cover-crop on garden.Definetly thinking it is time to head north for some sking,hunting-checking on the property...
     
  6. scubadoo97

    scubadoo97 Smoking Fanatic

    ALX, your turkey looks great.

    I've just did my second whole turkey breast. I must have over cooked it because it was not as juicy as the first. Temps were reading 170-180 depending on where I checked, which I didn't think was too high at the time.

    The first one I did was on sale for .99/lb. A 5 pounder. Came out great. The second was at the original price of $3.29 and was also around 5 lbs. Makes a nice dinner and I save on whole side for sandwiches. It cuts really well when chilled.
     
  7. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Not to mention you can save the carcass and make a nice homemade stock.
     
  8. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Man it all looks good. Try resmoking the bones and carcass for soup as mentioned.[​IMG]
     
  9. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yep-save all my bones-love fresh pea soup with the hambone stock.Must have 10 in freezer....


    Re-heated the leftovers in gravy from drippings tonite.Man,the smell in kitchen when i got in from working in garden till dark.......

    Thanks for compliments.
     

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