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Gonna Try This For The First Time

Mr. bone in turkey breast(s), meet the injector.  Scheduled for tomorrow.  I'm going to remove the backbone and lay it flat on the AR, high in the dome, indirect, tree fiddy till 160.


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The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

Cumming, GA

Eggs - XL, L, Small

Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,431
    Good plan... I've spatchcocked turkey breast before and they turned out great
  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    hapster said:
    Good plan... I've spatchcocked turkey breast before and they turned out great
    Lemme ask ya.  I was just going to cut out the backbone and not do the breast pushdown to crack the ribs. What do you think??

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,451
    danv23 said:
    hapster said:
    Good plan... I've spatchcocked turkey breast before and they turned out great
    Lemme ask ya.  I was just going to cut out the backbone and not do the breast pushdown to crack the ribs. What do you think??
    If you are going indirect I don't think it will matter too much if you flatten it or not.  My $.02. 


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,650
    Please post the time per lb. I'm doing one for Easter. I want to cook it that morning for a 1 Pm lunch.
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  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    Will do @henapple.  

    So since this is my virgin run and I don't know any better, should I inject and let it sit in the fridge awhile??

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • SGHSGH Posts: 23,269
    Sir one thing to consider if you don't flatten. If you go real high in the dome and don't flatten the entire center of the bird will be closer to the dome than the rest and you run the risk of over browning or worse over cooking this area. Just some good for thought my friend .

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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 949
    @henapple. Depends on whether you want to just roast it or to expose it to as much smoke as possible. At 325-350, I've done them in 1.5 to 2 hours. At 250-275, they take 2.5 to 3 for me. 
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  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    SGH said:
    Sir one thing to consider if you don't flatten. If you go real high in the dome and don't flatten the entire center of the bird will be closer to the dome than the rest and you run the risk of over browning or worse over cooking this area. Just some good for thought my friend .
    That's a big 10-4!

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    jlsm said:
    @henapple. Depends on whether you want to just roast it or to expose it to as much smoke as possible. At 325-350, I've done them in 1.5 to 2 hours. At 250-275, they take 2.5 to 3 for me. 
    This one will not be smoked as I can't find any maple around town.

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    edited April 2014
    Prior to surgery, the weight was 7.75lbs.  Post surgery, post injection, 4.75lbs (just pepper and a little pink salt on the skin).  Resting in the fridge.  I did forget to smash to crack the ribs and it's too late now, so we'll see how it goes.  My neighbor saw it and immediately said, call me when its done cuz I get the skin!  And by the way, that damn marinade is incredible.  It tastes like butter with jalapeno flavor.  There is zero heat to it.  Not sure how Tony pulled that off.  All I know is the wife is happy because it has zero calories.  Not sure how Tony pulled that one off either.




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    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    Exactly 2 hours to 160 degrees @ 375....  I'll update when I cut it as to the flavor.


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    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • danv23danv23 Posts: 713
    1 word. Wow.


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    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • grege345grege345 Posts: 3,515
    Leaky turkey = delicious turkey. Nicely done!
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  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    Too late to put my vote it, but from my experience it's easier to or clever the ribs out instead of trying to break the breast bone. You get 2 halves which makes it easier to make two separate flavors. Looks great.
    Dunedin, FL
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 15,943
    @danv23‌ looks freaking awesome!
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
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