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thanksgiving turkeys

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by raastros2, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. raastros2

    raastros2 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    ok so who's frying on thursday and who is gonna smoke their bird?
  2. I'm going to smoke one and the girls are going to cook one in the oven. Game on! [​IMG]
  3. trigus

    trigus Newbie

    I'm going to smoke one, picked up a 14.5 today. Will brine tomorrow. I'm brining thighs and legs right now. I may have to fry a  few Turkeys for friends.
  4. Frying a 19lb one and smoking a 14.5lb one. Injecting both with Cajun injector the evening before
  5. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Its a set it and forget it turkey for me... Cant beat em......
  6. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Smoking a 14 pounder and frying an 18lb bird, keeps the oven free for other things..and they are way better than a roasted bird. I pitched the idea of making ribs instead but nobody liked that idea :)
  7. stank56

    stank56 Fire Starter

    Smoking a 14 pound cajun flavored bird and roasting a 20 pounder. My wife will have her pies done the night before.
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2013
  8. raastros2

    raastros2 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Very nice....smoking and frying a 20 pounder each
  9. raastros2

    raastros2 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    First time with a frozen bird... how long y'all usually let Yalls sit out
  10. ferd66

    ferd66 Fire Starter

    Best way to thaw is to move it to the refrigerator today and let it slow thaw over the next couple days.  
  11. webowabo

    webowabo Master of the Pit

    Im gonna spatchcock a 20lber on the UDS. LET HER RIP TATER CHIP! Got some no boil macncheese planned, and a breakfast fattie for friday morn.
    Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
  12. nmaust

    nmaust Meat Mopper

    I'm smoking a 22 pounder & hope to have it ready to eat around kickoff of the Cowboys game.
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  13. flyboys

    flyboys Smoking Fanatic

    I just smoked a pulled ham today and pick up a 17 pound bird tomorrow from a local farm that's also destined for the UDS. Then we'll be watching the Cowgirls, err Cowboys as well. :)
  14. I'm smoking a 13 lb turkey on Thursday. I mixed up the brine tonight and the bird is going into it tomorrow, the brine is in the fridge cooling off.
  15. stinkbud

    stinkbud Newbie

    This is my third year smoking on an ECB. Last two runs were with a water pan, this time I'm going for the quicker run without water. They have between great last times. I can't wait to try the ECB running hotter.

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  16. stinkbud

    stinkbud Newbie

    14.5 lb kosher bird btw

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  17. Smoking a 19.4 lb turkey, it's been brining in an Apple Cider/ Beer combo
  18. Happy Thanksgiving! I've got a 13 pounder brining in a cooler on the back porch. Gonna smoke it with apple wood chunks. The wife has her 20 pounder that she's putting in the oven. We're feeding 16 people tomorrow.
  19. grizsmoker

    grizsmoker Fire Starter

    I have a 24.45 lbs fresh Hutterite Turkey in the brine as we speak. It will go on the smoker tomorrow and I can't wait.

  20. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Smoked mine today for tomorrow, a 11.5 lb one, made smoked mac & cheese also.  Oldest son will roast one tomorrow