Electric Smoker Wood = Apple Chips Seasoning = Olive oil bind, Heath Riles Garlic Butter, Black Peppercorn Grind, Italian Seasoning Time = 3 hrs
Brine: (24 hours) 8 qt cold water 1 1/2 c kosher salt 1/2 c brown sugar 1 c bourbon whiskey 1/4 c whole peppercorns 2 lemons 2 oranges 1 red onion 5 cloves garlic 4 bay leaves Preheat smoker to 275 degrees. Spatchcock turkey and cut in half to fit on smoker grate. Cook until breast reaches internal temp of 165 degrees. Baste periodically with a butter/bbq sauce mix or a butter/seasoning mix. If skin darkens too early, place a loosely wrapped piece of tin foil around the skin.
59/35°F - Rain overnight. (November 23, 2022 - Rolla, MO, USA)