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smoked turkey

TomTom Posts: 189
edited 7:07AM in EggHead Forum
i also am new to this. should the drip pan be between the turkey and the coals? does this affect the cooking? or do you somehow put the turkey and the pan to the side? some one tell me the configuration. thanks


  • ShelbyShelby Posts: 803
    Scroll down a little bit to a "smoked turkey" post yesterday about noon. That should answer most if not all of your questions. If not, post again or email.

  • WooDoggiesWooDoggies Posts: 2,390
    tom,[p]Yes the pan should be between the turkey and the coals.
    A simple and sure method is to put the drip pan on the main grid and then place the turkey (either in a vrack, vertical roaster) inside the drip pan, raised so the meat is not touching the pan and so the heat can circulate around the bird. The drip pan will shield the bird, keep the drippings from burning on the coals and producing nasty smoke and allow the bird to cook more evenly.
    Hope this helps.[p]WD

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