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Ross in Ventura
11-26-2010, 01:51 AM
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12+lb. Turkey
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In the Apple Brine for 24=hrs.
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Wiped some Holy Smokin Choptle rub with some butter and rub under and outside the turkey.
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In the fridge for 12+hrs.
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Stuffed with white onion and apple
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Injected with Tony Chachere's Creole Butter Marinade
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On the Egg @ 325*
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After 2-hrs added some Duck Butter ( Butter and duck fat)
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Pulled @ 170* interior for a rest
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Jackie cooked another Turkey in the oven.
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My Turkey was very tasty and flavorful and delicious. Jackie's as well
Marinade recipe:
http://www.melindalee.com/index.php?option=com_garyscookbook&Itemid=0&func=detail&id=402

Thanks for looking

Ross

Norcoredneck
11-26-2010, 02:07 AM
Nice Spread. Folks look very pleased. Thanks for sharing.

Phubar
11-26-2010, 03:44 AM
I want that T-shirt Rossz!:becky:
Too bad I ain't Phamliy of yours!

bluetang
11-26-2010, 04:23 AM
Very nice, thanks for sharing that with us.

mikeTRON
11-26-2010, 04:39 AM
Nice! which was more popular the smoked or baked turkey?

swibirun
11-26-2010, 06:33 AM
Got to try that duck fat next month. I saw Mad Max's posted that he used it too this year. Very nice looking bird, Ross.

aquablue22
11-26-2010, 06:53 AM
Nice looking turkey and spread Ross, Love your shirt, who you have to know to get one of those?:-P

N8man
11-26-2010, 07:25 AM
Thanx for Sharing your Gathering,
It all looks to be wonderful!!!

Buster Dog BBQ
11-26-2010, 08:07 AM
The bird looks great. Just curious why you brined and injected? Seems usually itsmoneor another. I used about 12 oz of Creole Butter in mine yesterday. Great stuff in turkey.

h20loo
11-26-2010, 09:17 AM
Love the pics! Those two guys just want to eat and you HAVE to take their picture!! I bet the room was pretty quiet once those birds were carved. Thanks for sharing.

Ron_L
11-26-2010, 09:20 AM
Nice job, Ross! Looks like a great gathering!

big brother smoke
11-26-2010, 10:45 AM
Looks dang tasty, Ross! Skin looks sinful!

JD McGee
11-26-2010, 10:59 AM
Outstanding! :thumb: Great job Ross...thanks for sharing! :-P Hey...when did you get the guru?

bigabyte
11-26-2010, 11:00 AM
Looks like a successful time to me!:cool:

BBQ Grail
11-26-2010, 11:01 AM
Dang Ross, that's amazing. Maybe a Turkey Class at the So Cal Bash would be in order.

Fantastic job!

Crazy Harry
11-26-2010, 11:28 AM
good good

Jay Bird
11-26-2010, 02:57 PM
Beautiful spread Ross. Don't they let you sit with the rest of those lucky people?

Ross in Ventura
11-26-2010, 07:30 PM
Nice! which was more popular the smoked or baked turkey?
They both very tasty

Ross

Ross in Ventura
11-26-2010, 07:33 PM
Outstanding! :thumb: Great job Ross...thanks for sharing! :-P Hey...when did you get the guru?
I've had the Guru for 3 years JD

Ross

JD McGee
11-26-2010, 09:38 PM
I've had the Guru for 3 years JD

Ross

Wow...shows you how much I pay attention to things not related to pron...:redface: Speaking of which...your usual adult beverage was missing in your smoker shot! :twisted:

Ross in Ventura
11-27-2010, 09:22 AM
Wow...shows you how much I pay attention to things not related to pron...:redface: Speaking of which...your usual adult beverage was missing in your smoker shot! :twisted:
That was 10am in the morning:rolleyes:

Ross

Johnny_Crunch
11-27-2010, 10:11 AM
Nice looking spread, thanks for sharing!

dannypat21
11-27-2010, 10:24 AM
Great pics....turkey looks awesome. Is that Longoria wine I see in the back?

Puppyboy
11-27-2010, 10:49 AM
Looks great.

JD McGee
11-27-2010, 10:59 AM
That was 10am in the morning:rolleyes:

Ross

What's your point? :twisted:...:heh:

Shotgun smokers
11-27-2010, 02:24 PM
Looks outstanding!

jestridge
11-27-2010, 02:29 PM
That bird had a great tan , family look very please

Ross in Ventura
11-27-2010, 03:02 PM
Great pics....turkey looks awesome. Is that Longoria wine I see in the back?
No its Leonesse Tomecula Valley, CA.

Ross

Vince RnQ
11-27-2010, 03:22 PM
Nice job, Ross!