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Test Turkey

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by lazykitty, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. lazykitty

    lazykitty Fire Starter

    I brined a 12 lb turkey yesterday in cranberry brine.  I used the bacon butter rub from Jeff's newsletter and popped it in the Rectec this morning.  Used maple and cherry pellets.   Smoked breast down  for 1 hour at 180 for a little extra smoke then up to 300 for the balance of the smoke.  Just pulled the bird out 15 minutes ago.  Skin is crispy and turkey is tender and very juicy. 

    I bribed the dog to wear the turkey hat - he got a couple pieces of turk turk for his trouble.

    and the sandwich -

    turkey, maple bacon, apple on a fresh baked biscuit.  Yum!

    Last edited: Nov 10, 2013
  2. woodcutter

    woodcutter Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That turkey looks awesome!
  3. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks awesome. :yahoo:
  4. How long total time?
  5. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Nice , Truk - Truuk , LOL [​IMG]