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Billthedrill
09-07-2009, 04:10 PM
I bet this has been discussed a bunch on this site, but I am such a new BBQ guy that I just need some help.

I want to cook a turkey in the pit for Thanksgiving. Please tell me how to do it, or at least point me toward the appropriate threads, Thanks.

Oh yeah, how about ham too?

Steve_M9
09-07-2009, 04:22 PM
I have done this the past 2 Thanksgivings. It is the bomb!

http://www.amazingribs.com/recipes/chicken_turkey_duck/ultimate_smoked_turkey.html

As for ham....this is my favorite..a Dr. Pepper Ham

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=59995

You're almost as bad as the department stores..........

Billthedrill
09-07-2009, 04:27 PM
You're almost as bad as the department stores..........

I know it's early but I want to practice a little before I debut. Planning ahead should increase the odds of a success I think.

By the way, do you or anyone else recommend those remote temperature probes? If so, which ones are good?

River City Smokehouse
09-07-2009, 06:08 PM
For a bird, Shakes Honey Brine is AWESOME!!!!! Not a dry piece of meat!

Shake's Honey Brine Recipe (http://www.thebbqshack.com/brine.htm)

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z234/River_City_Smokehouse/Turkey2008002w.jpg

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z234/River_City_Smokehouse/Turkey2008006w.jpg

singingwolf
09-07-2009, 06:21 PM
My favorite is here: http://www.nakedwhiz.com/madmaxturkey.htm Best turkey I ever cooked followed these steps.