Originally Posted by Qczar
Yes, you fella`s were correct. It did come out on the smokey side and a bit bitter. I could have pulled it out sooner too. I know one thing, next whole bird I do that has a pop-up therm guage, I`m pulling it out. I don`t need the distraction of wondering if it will go off.
I`ll try it again when the time comes with some better knowledge.
We have all made the same mistake at some point in our life, just a lesson learned, and move on to the next cook with your new found knowledge.