Entrees and Grill
- Brine (get a brine pack, it’s cheaper)
The bird prep
- Thaw turkey several days in fridge before big day.
- Brine turkey 24 hours ahead.
- Perform spatchcock surgery on bird.
- Patch dry.
- Coat with oil
- Season bird
- Smoke 90 minutes on smoke setting, Lowest.
- Smoke 2.5 hours at 225
- Mop with garlic butter
- Cook at 350 to crisp skin up, just shy of 165 degrees in bird.
- Let rest.
Make sure you have some damn good shears for cutting the spine out.