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Smoking Turkey Times and Temps

Smoking Turkey Times and Temps

For Great Tasting Thanksgiving Turkey Every Time! We've had a few requests for Turkey Smoking Instructions on our MeatSmoking Facebook Page. So we figured we'd share our "secret" recipe... :) For starters, we're big fans of brining foul. Brining will plump up the bird and give it some base flavor. There are all kinds of brining recipes, but here's how we do it. We line a 5 gallon Home Depot bucket with a large plastic garbage bag. We then combine 1 gallon of refrigerated bottled water, and 1 gallon of refrigerated apple juice (fresh pressed preferred) and 1 to 1.5 cups of Kosher salt. (1. DO NOT BRINE DIRECTLY IN A METAL CONTAINER AS THE SALT CAN REACT WITH CERTAIN METALS AND YOUR BIRD CAN TASTE FUNKY! 2) Refrigerated liquids will help keep the bird out of the danger zone … [Read more...]