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Offline Andy

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After a month of no smoking...Turkey Questions??
« on: February 14, 2005, 03:32:53 PM »
Traveled every weekend in Jan...now I need to smoke.

Bought a turkey breast at the grocery store this weekend.

Figure I will smoke it.

Do I have to brine? Should I?

If so...how long?

Probably do a pork butt with it...Got to get my daily fix of pork fat.

Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: After a month of no smoking...Turkey Questions??
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2005, 04:44:15 PM »
Brining does improve the retention of moisture, and makes the meat tenderer. If you have a self basting turkey breast then do not brine it, it already has been injected with a brine solution. If you want to brine go to this site to quickly find a brining recipe http://www.susanminor.org/index2.html .

I came across this site over the weekend http://www.eatturkey.org/foodsrv/main.html . Check out the Chef Demos and Virtual Menus first.



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Offline Bassman

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Re: After a month of no smoking...Turkey Questions??
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2005, 04:45:54 PM »
Andy, I have had EXCELLENT success with turkey breast, here is the whole story,http://www.bradleysmoker.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=133&whichpage=1

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