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Old 10-12-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
Goldenfinger
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Join Date: 08-05-13
Location: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Default Canadian Turkey Day Marathon

Well, the big day is here if you live in Canada...

Preparation for Sunday starts today... along with all of the great things to follow... a great Saturday of College Ball and CFL, leading into tomorrow's NFL sch'd., and a day of rest on Monday... Happy Thanksgiving Canada..!

After a practice run on the UDS the other week, we decided to up our game a little and brine our first turkey.
Here is what we made...

In large pot...

1 Gallon (4L) Chicken Broth
1 Cup Sea Salt
1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar
1pc Cinnamon Stick

Bring ingredients to rolling boil...
Turn-Off heat then add...

2 Cups Apple Juice
1 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
3/4 Cup Dark Soy Sauce
1/2 Cup Corn Syrup
1/4 Cup Cooking Molasses

2 pcs Sliced Oranges
2 pcs Sliced Lemons
2 pcs Chopped Celery Sticks
1 Small Slivered Yellow Onion
1 pc Minced Head of Garlic

1/4 Cup Cracked Black Pepper
1 tsp Allspice
1 tsp Chinese Five Spice

Let cool and place in sterilized cooler w/Turkey, breast side down. Add ice to keep cool.







Along with the 15# turkey were gonna add a 10# pork shoulder to our Sunday UDS cook...

A little homemade rub...






And back into the fridge until 6:00am...

Now for today's cooking... our first "Naked Fattie"
It was supposed to be breakfast, but now will call it a snack.
Cooked on my Weber Performer.



And for supper... a little rib action...


More to come... the thread's just begun...
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