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Old 04-20-2010, 08:03 AM   #14
is one Smokin' Farker
Join Date: 03-02-08
Location: Full Time RV on the road somewhere

I've won with white meat, but being the King of Brining, you already know my secret.

Two keys: Brining and temp.

I wouldn't try to guess what judges like/don't like. I've actually heard it all ways; I like white meat, I don't like white meat, I like dark meat, I don't like dark meat.

Just make sure if you ever turn it in, that it's not overcooked AND it's tender. That's the challenge.

Originally Posted by Sawdustguy View Post
Capt. Ron,

I know it is legal to turn-in chicken breast, but are they not too large to put 6 of them in a turn-in box?
Sawdust, you don't have to turn in 6 whole breasts, you just have to have 6 pieces. There are a lot of options. 3 cut in 1/2; 4 cut up into larger chunks, 6 whole breasts. I did that one, did well with it, but the size/shape is pretty hard to find.

I cook bone on like Todd suggested.
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