"Brine a 12lb turkey
for 12 hours
1 gal water
2 cups canning salt
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 Tbs. granulated garlic
A few peppercorns
2 bay leaves
Create enough so turkey is submerged.
Smoke with hickory wood until the internal temp is
You'll never do it any other way.
I use stockinettes to hold it together for presentation.
I hooked it up like a BOSS in my SmokinTex 1400."
Chris used his SmokinTex
Turkey Tray for easier carrying.