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November 25, 2014 – 1:11 pm
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How are you cooking your Turkey for Thanksgiving?  Lets see your special recipe’s, tricks, brines, etc.  I also expect to see lots of before and after pics on Thursday.

I will be deep frying a turkey and bringing it to my SIL’s house.  I will be deep frying it in Canola oil this year since it is cheaper than Peanut Oil (thanks for the tip CampingPhil).  I am currently in the process of finding a brine for the Turkey……any suggestions?

My neighbor will be cooking his Turkey in a 500 degree oven and expects to be done in 2 hours  :omg:  I always thought it was 5 hours in the oven or deep fried in 45 minutes.  I never heard of high temp for 2 hours. 

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November 25, 2014 – 1:24 pm
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Just be careful, the smoke point of canola oil is LOWER than Peanut oil, too high and it will turn bad quickly. Stay at 325.

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Camping with friends at The Colonies on Fort Monroe, And deep fried in peanut oil

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SIL is frying one in peanut oil and DD is baking a "traditional" one. All I’m doing is veggies and a ham to bring and then gobble, gobble, gobble.

Happy Thanksgiving, all.  :chief: :chef:

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I learned many years ago from several boy scout leaders- Fat Boys Squad, to cover the bird in Cajun seasoning inside and out side the bird. Wrap it up in aluminum foil and marinate for at least 3 days. Get peanut oil to 350 and fry for 8 minutes per pound. The seasoning will boil off but the flavor from marinate will circulate inside the meat while cooking to give a unique flavor that is not hot or spicy. Everyone fights over the skin to eat as well. Due to I have to work today, I may not have pictures till Sunday.

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November 27, 2014 – 7:27 am
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Here is my Turkey Brining- Salt and Brown Sugar.
[IMG]http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q752/CamperDude/10424325_854472727906982_116433636715591742_n_zps5c518374.jpg[/img]

I fired up my deep fryer yesterday to make sure it lights and filled my spare bottle of propane……that would be bad if I ran out of propane or it didn’t light.
[IMG]http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q752/CamperDude/10426722_854472757906979_4298948831708330251_n_zps7dbc2774.jpg[/img]

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We’re at friends’ house, we travel to AZ to have Thanksgiving with them every year. We’re  having plain old roast turkey (with herbs under the skin). Baked sweet potatoes, salad, homemade cranberry sauce and relish, plenty of veggies.
My role at the moment is to stay out of the kitchen, not much room in it. Some years we make it more of a pot ick than this year.

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My Turkey when it was done.  It was so moist and tasty MMMmmmMMmmm
[IMG]http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q752/CamperDude/furkeyturkey_zps4c0aa7fa.jpg[/img]

If anyone wonders what a vegetarian eats on Thanksgiving, here a Furkey.  Fake Turkey.  My BIL said it was the best tasting Furkey he ever had.  Better than the Tofurkey he and his wife had last year (this one didn’t have tofu so it wasn’t a Tofurkey). 
[IMG]http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q752/CamperDude/furkey_zpsc74cdf0a.jpg[/img]
[IMG]http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q752/CamperDude/furkey2_zpsa624c6c3.jpg[/img]

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