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Unread 11-26-2010, 08:20 PM   #1
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Default My Thanksgiving Turkey

Admittedly not smoked, but brined and roasted. 20+ lbs took about 5 hours at 500 for 30 min and then 350 for 4.5 hours.

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Admittedly not smoked, but brined and roasted.
Cool, you can call it a Montreal Smoked Turkey :)

Looks yummy.
I bet it was delicious.
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Still looks good, even if you didn't Q it. Whats with the 500 for 30 mins ?
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Hey, one nice thing about roasting...you don't have to worry about where the turkey fat goes!

Looks good!
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Still looks good, even if you didn't Q it. Whats with the 500 for 30 mins ?
I coat it with canola oil and the 500 degrees is just to give it a nice browning before slow cooking at at a lower temp. I use Alton Brown's recipe.
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I made a crapload of gravy...I took the giblets and neck and made a turkey stock in my pressure cooker and then froze it to skim off the fat for the gravy.

Came out great.
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