Monthly Archives: November 2010

Smoked Turkey 2.0

So the blackened skin on the one I smoked this ayem is nigh inedible (although the meat is unbelievably smoky and good) and as the smoke is still going I figured I’d try a second one and not burn it … Continue reading

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And done!

Just under two hours and the temp reads 160, so off the grill and onto a platter. The entire stick of butter is gone, melted into the cavity. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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Added a Pork Shoulder

In honor of the late Acidman, whose smoked pork blogpost started me down this charred path many years ago. I still obviously don’t know what I’m doing, but it sure is fun and tasty to experiment like this. – Posted … Continue reading

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Cajun turkey?

Blackened bird –unintentional but still looks good. At an hour twenty I doused some more pesky flames. Skin splits are evident. Meat Thermometer reads 150. I figure another 40 minutes at most. Wife just informed me she was planning to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Alaska, Kaya, and Whiskers – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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After an Hour

Posting live now, an hour in; the butter was probably a bad idea as it generated some flaming. Smells good tho. Some water doused the flames and on we go. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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Smokin’!!!!! – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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Turkey Over Hickory Chunks

I stupidly slashed Tom while cutting off the plastic net, so I dropped a stick of butter in the giblet cavity to compensate for any cut-induced dryness. Plus, slow-cooking inherently leaves moister meat. That’s what I’m hoping anyway…. – Posted … Continue reading

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Turkey Fire

When this burns down I will add a bag of lump hickory charcoal for the long haul. Did I mention I have never smoked a turkey before? I am not scared. Nothing can’t be fixed by a liberal application of … Continue reading

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Real men make their own charcoal

Smoking the turkey part 1. Lighter fluid and briquettes are for pussies. Thats an old Weber I liberated from its legs. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location:Livermore Cali

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