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Free Bird Revisited

So, back to that 26# turkey. I was thinking I would remove both legs and thighs from the breasts and cook them seperatly. I figure it's a fail proof way to get both the white meat and the dark meat to the best finishing temp without harming the other. Thoughts? Concerns? Suggestions?
Large BGE Dallas, TX

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 14,013
    You've hit on the easiest way to get the perfectly cooked turkey. The only downside is presentation, if that matters to you. Since you brought this up, I am guessing you don't mind
    not having a whole turkey to carve tableside.

    Go nuts!
  • bhuggbhugg Posts: 257
    What should I cook first, leg or breast?
    Large BGE Dallas, TX
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    Are you a leg or breast man?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • bhuggbhugg Posts: 257
    I am a leg and thigh man, through and through.
    Large BGE Dallas, TX
  • bhuggbhugg Posts: 257
    I am a leg and thigh man, through and through. Everyone else that is being fed prefers the breast.
    Large BGE Dallas, TX
  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,559
    Dark meat first it takes longer give it about a 20 degree head start and you should be good to go
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