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  • ssandy_561
    Charter Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 1080
    • Central OHIO

    PBC turkey without the Hanger

    I have a 12 lb. turkey I would like to cook on my PBC this weekend but I do not have the turkey hanger. Has anyone quartered a turkey and hung the 4 pieces before. And if so should I put the breast pieces in at the same time as the leg/thigh pieces

    Thanks
  • Northside Brian
    Club Member
    • Aug 2016
    • 104
    • Fort Worth TX

    #2
    you can just spatchcock it and put a hook through each breast. Thats how i did mine before i got the hangers.

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    • lschweig
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 983
      • Oswego, Il

      #3
      Or just leave it whole and insert the hooks through the breast rib bones right below the wing joints. I poke through from the inside of the cavity.

      You can also spatchcock it and set it on the grate skin side up.

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      • fzxdoc
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        #4
        Just hang that spatchcocked turkey with hooks onto a rebar placed diagonally.

        Here's a photo with a straight across rebar orientation with one rebar removed:



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        • Jerod Broussard
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          #5
          I cook all my poultry like fzxdoc. Spatchcock, hook and hang. I'll watch the synovial (for further discussion on this word check below) joint on the bigger birds and wrap when needed.
          Last edited by Jerod Broussard; February 27th, 2017, 11:53 AM.

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          • FireMan
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            • Jul 2015
            • 7347
            • Bottom of Winnebago

            #6
            I love it when Jerod talks dirty. The synovial joint, whew! A synovial joint, also known as a diathrosis, joins bones with a fibrous joint capsule that is continuous with the periosteum of the joined bones, constitutes the outer boundary of a synovial cavity, and surrounds the bones articulating surfaces. So, when I do a turkey I do as fzxdoc does, then as Jerod P Broussard says I watch the synovial joint & hope for a good tasting turkey.

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            • fzxdoc
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              Me too. Jerod ( Jerod Broussard ) talking dirty is an oxymoron, though.

              K.
          • Danjohnston949
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            • Dec 2014
            • 4437
            • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

            #7
            Say Wha..? This Old Country Boy has Just Been Smoked! 😙🤔😳🤔😙
            Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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              Could'nt light on any one emoji huh?

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