Test Turkey Test Test w/ qView!

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by joopster, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. joopster

    joopster Smoking Fanatic

    I am doing two turkeys on Thanksgiving - for two different families and I want to make sure the turkey will be on point.

    My wife picked up a Butterball and I am giving it a shot - I did one last year that turned out great.  Problem is I didn't write down what I did.  Since then I now have a notebook but I digress.

    Turkey is in the brine (salt, sugar, water) since noon on Saturday.  I plan on putting the turkey on the smoke at noon for dinner around 6 PM.  I plan to use cherry and pecan @ 275-300.  Injection to consist  of butter, chicken broth, garlic, mustard and ginger.  I have a rub I am going to put on under the skin.  Lastly I will coat in olive oil before tossing on my smoker.  I am still deciding whether I am going to use the UDS or mini...

  2. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sounds like a good plan. I think I'll set back and watch . . .[​IMG]
  3. joopster

    joopster Smoking Fanatic

    It's been injected and rubbed down.  Will be getting smoker going here in probably the next 30 minutes or so.
  4. joopster

    joopster Smoking Fanatic

    I think the mini can handle a turkey.  I will use that.

    Invited some friends over to help us eat it.  I don't need leftover turkey in fridge for the next month.
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2014
  5. joopster

    joopster Smoking Fanatic

    Nope too big for mini. On the UDS.
  6. joopster

    joopster Smoking Fanatic

    130 IT


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