Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
We’re so close to Thanksgiving that we can taste it and we’re ready to help you prepare the most delicious Thanksgiving feast you’ve ever cooked! Check out our Turkey Cheat Sheet for turkey tips, our Thanksgiving page for turkey recipes, and our Holiday Entertaining Publication for all other Thanksgiving needs to help you make this the best Thanksgiving yet! PS. Don’t forget about breakfast Thanksgiving morning either!


If you missed the 17th Annual EGGtoberfest here are the highlights Click Here

Turkey question???

coastaleggcoastalegg Posts: 14
edited December 2011 in EggHead Forum
Doin a turkey today for dinner. Have thermo's in both breasts to check
temp. Is it common for breasts to be at different temps? I am showing a
15 degree disparity in current temps meaning the hotter breast will be
done much sooner then the other breast. Should I try rotating the bird
or something. Also I am spatchcocking but discovers some unburnt wood in
the charcoal so getting a decent smoke as well. Ugh. Assuming this
won't hurt anything either. Little smoke on top of grilling.

Comments

  • It can't hurt turning the bird. The back of my egg seems to cook a little hotter then the rest of the egg. I almost always rotate my grate whether I'm cooking direct or indirect. I find this to be the easiest way to rotate anything I cook unless I have some kind of cookware involved.  While I have never cooked a turkey, when I do spatchcock chicken I always rotate the bird.
Sign In or Register to comment.