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squirtthecat
12-09-2010, 12:45 PM
I'm home today with a bit of a head cold... It's been going around the office for 2 weeks now.
So, I was rummaging in the freezer for some smoked chicken or turkey to heat up.. Nothing.

I did find a post Thanksgiving bone-in turkey breast in the freezer, so I made a quick run to the IGA for another one (still < $2/lb), and a yard bird.

Turkeys are mostly frozen, but the chicken was thawed. Going for a combination of smoke and steam, as we'll just shred/chop them up later. I'll save the bones as well, as I am out of stock.


Just a little CT and Jan's to make them pretty.

MAK running Pecan at 325:

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_CbvAIVzmFFM/TQEs_0ePxXI/AAAAAAABRwE/h4mAo1vZQnk/s800/IMGP1356.JPG


Traeger running the last of the Pecan, and some Hickory at 275:

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_CbvAIVzmFFM/TQEt9IstGZI/AAAAAAABRws/JNF0TwoetNM/s800/IMGP1362.JPG

Turkey and/or Chicken Cupcakes for dinner!


Oh, and I'm trying out another new toy as well. A gently used Pentax K200D. Merry Christmas to me..

squirtthecat
12-09-2010, 04:34 PM
And here they come rolling in..

The smaller turkey breast finished the same time as the chicken.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_CbvAIVzmFFM/TQFeofH68OI/AAAAAAABRxQ/1jD5P_-853A/s800/IMGP1382.JPG

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_CbvAIVzmFFM/TQFesbsvBKI/AAAAAAABRxc/pjtW4wKbfrM/s800/IMGP1386.JPG


The other turkey (7 pounds) is a few degrees behind. It was still pretty frozen when I put it in.

A few glugs of water and they are foiled up and resting in coolers. I've got the pan drippings reducing a bit on the Traeger, while I figure out what to do with them.

And here is the last straggler..

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_CbvAIVzmFFM/TQFl5O4CeeI/AAAAAAABRxs/6JmlHPlIhwc/s800/IMGP1392.JPG

TentHunter
12-09-2010, 09:11 PM
That is one plump lookin' yard bird there Squirt. I bet it was ta-stee!

MAK DADDY
12-10-2010, 02:07 PM
Very nice, now I'm ready for more turkey!

cowgirl
12-10-2010, 04:57 PM
Looks great Squirt! Hope you are feeling better.