April 17th, 2009, 12:24 PM
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April 17th, 2009, 12:27 PM
I believe this may be the best way! That was super funny! I got a buddy who'd be a sucker for this joke.....LOL
Originally Posted by fn257
Thanks for all the replies. Hopefully i'll get to try my hand at cleaning a turkey next weekend !
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April 17th, 2009, 12:39 PM
I pluck all my birds, and just pull out the inards. I than inject the birds with some marinade when I am ready to prepare them. Lot of different flavors and choices!! I use a poultry bag in a conventional oven in a shallow roasting pan at 325 to 350 degrees 15 minutes a lb. Coat the poultry bag with some flour and follow directions on venting the top of the poultry bag by cutting small slits at the top. They taste delicious this way and do not dry out!!
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April 17th, 2009, 06:56 PM
cut off fan,beard,wings,head
boil water put water in rubbermaid tote with some dish soap.
slosh bird around in water let air for a couple seconds dip again and make sure you get every feather wet.
hang up pluck feathers and then gut the turkey
refill container with cold water set turkey in it.change the water in a couple hours let set overnight take out throw in freezer and you good to go
April 17th, 2009, 07:30 PM
If the wind is blow at 40mph and it is below freezing and snow. Do it in the motel room.
April 17th, 2009, 08:35 PM
This pretty much sums up how I do it. The only difference is that I don't cut the legs off.
Originally Posted by asa_low12
Them smoke them whole like a butterball (only better)
April 17th, 2009, 09:01 PM
April 18th, 2009, 12:04 AM
I swore after my first one that I'd never shoot another -- unless with my bow. That bird was way smellier than the worst cottontail I've ever dressed.
April 18th, 2009, 09:01 AM
This is what I do also,quick and easy.
Originally Posted by arrowaddict
Just look for the vultures!
April 18th, 2009, 09:08 AM
Really the only part worth messing with
Originally Posted by absolutecool
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April 18th, 2009, 09:34 AM
I'll vote with Champion 2. (And thank you Champ for the marinade suggestion)
Both skinning and plucking methods are listed by the NWTF and a few hints on Plucking.
Should I dumb into a bird dumber than me, Ill heat the water on the stove in this huge, big, large (common inside joke here, sorry) SS pot I got on the stove then set it on a bed of charcoal outside. (If I can get one of my kids here to carry it. GOD BLESS CHILDREN )
None-the-less here is the link.
Plus a link on proper injection of flavorings, for us new to that.
and a link to some not so common wild azzed flavors and spices, *IMHO*
Im one for believing a LOT of the flavor comes from the skin (fat, lol) so I'm hoping to be a plucking away by next weekend.
Luck to all.
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