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MisterChrister 11-17-2012 10:38 PM

Firebird! My 1st Weber Kettle Rotisserie TURKEY!!
In preparation for Qing my 1st Big Bird on Thanksgiving, I decided to practice on its 17# twin today. In short; brined 24 hours, patted dry, then herb butter (rosemary, thyme, marjoram, savory, sage, garlic powder, onion powder) inside the cavity, and under the skin. Cut up an apple, onion, lime, and 4 garlic cloves to slip inside then trussed her shut. S&P on the outside. 350 +/- for 3-1/2 hours over Grove lump and apple chunks. Was a DAMN fine bird!! We ate a bunch, then pulled and vac bagged the rest for the freezer. I've cooked a bunch of turkeys alot of other ways and rotisseried a chitload of chickens but was a little apprehensive about spinning a turkey for the holiday. Turns out if you just treat it like a big arse chicken, all will go well!

Sillius Sodus 11-17-2012 10:44 PM

That. Is. Awesome.

Great job!

Bluebird 11-18-2012 03:51 AM

Looks fantastic!

uchinadon 11-18-2012 03:53 AM

Wow! That is one amazing looking bird there!

PaPaQ 11-18-2012 04:35 AM

That looks delicious!

fantomlord 11-18-2012 06:57 AM

looks fantastic! :eusa_clap

gsmith 11-18-2012 07:16 AM

nice looking bird!

I am also rotiss'ing our bird as I love the way they come out.

RAZORBACK JIM 11-18-2012 08:03 AM

That's a beautiful thing!!!!:bow:

cameraman 11-18-2012 08:17 AM


code3rrt 11-18-2012 08:27 AM

Nice bird there Mister! Big time delicious dinner right there.

Phubar 11-18-2012 10:16 AM


chicagokp 11-18-2012 11:12 AM

Where is dinner again? I'm on my way! :hungry:

el_matt 11-18-2012 11:22 AM

Probably the best looking turkey I've ever seen!


sash501 11-18-2012 01:09 PM

Simply unbelievable. I hate that you got my hopes up to a level I know I won't achieve on my first Turkey this week. But I will no doubt not wait till next thanksgiving for my second. I'll practice all year to try to achieve this.

Bonewagon 11-18-2012 01:55 PM

Beautiful bird!

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