TWO 20 POUND TURKEYS FOR THANKSGIVING

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by gary s, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. 20 lb. Turkey Spatchcocked


    Brine ready to go


     Ice for the Turkey and Brine


    Turkey waiting for its Debut Thursday Morning


    No 1 son came by last night and dropped off another 20 pounder, Spatchcocked it and into the Brine

    Fired up smoker at 6:00 AM, got turkeys out, rinsed, patted dry, rubbed with EVOO and my rub 




    Turkeys on the smoker at 6:45 AM


    Turkeys after 3 hours


    Smoking with Pecan and a little Hickory today. Started them at 300 for the first hour and let it ease back down to 225  holding steady
     
  2. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice lookin birds Gary !
     
  3. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Ditto!
     
  4. There's the November cover for BBQ magazine!!! :points1:
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2014
  5. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice looking smoke going there! A full smoker!
     
  6. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking awesome at 3 hours already, Gary!!!--[​IMG][​IMG]-----------------[​IMG]

    Awesome color coming in early!![​IMG]

    A lot of good eating coming to East Texas!!![​IMG]

    Bear
     
  7. Looking VERY nice.  I hope mine just get even close to looking that good!
     
  8. 4 Hours in  just checked temps  both breast at 154   thighs at 160    getting close   Picture of the Bosses Pumpkin and Chocolate, Bourbon, Pecan pie. Made most of the other stuff yesterday finishing it off as we speak

     
  9. Oh man...I'd sure like to sample each of those. They look delicious!!!

    :2thumbs:
     
  10. 5 Hours and ready  Have to find something to put those big rascals in  and let them rest for a while

    Both were Spatchcocked 20 lbs. each and cooked in 5 hours  300º for the first hour then 

    let the temp ease back down to 225 º


     
  11. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Ditto!
    I love it....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ditto again
     
  12. I guess it was a big success here is what it looks like now, still waiting on #2 son and daughter-in-law They had some work they had to get done today


     
  13. These turkeys were super juicy and moist, got the smoke just right  Everybody had  seconds.

    Gary
     
  14. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice.....................[​IMG]
     
  15. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking Birds . and watch the Banner on the Home page...[​IMG]

    That Pecan Pie is to die for... I'm doing one for Christmas , I decrease the liquod a bit and add a shot of Grand Mariner . Makes it Goooood [​IMG].

    Have fun my friend  , oh, my Christmas list only has 'Pecan Wood' on it...
     
  16. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Awesome looking birds!!
     
  17. Thanks everyone, for the kind comments., 

    Gary
     
  18. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great lookin birds.        [​IMG]
     
  19. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great looking birds.
     

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