Monday, November 28, 2005

Grilled Turkey

The Raisinhaters, they do not mess around on Thanksgiving. I went home to New Jersey for a four day festival of food and wine. We had turkey and short ribs and mini cheeseburgers and deep fried everything. Biscuits with sausage gravy and chocolate chip pancakes. I ate more in four days than I have in the past month.

It's too much to tell at once, especially today as I try to recuperate. So for now, I’ll just show you the turkey…

This year we grilled our turkey and it was fantastic – smoky flavored and tender. It was about a 13 pound turkey – we grilled it for 2 hours or so, replenishing the charcoal halfway through. Just put a drip pan (disposable!) in the grill to catch the fat, and arrange the charcoal in a ring around the outside of the drip pan. Here it is right before we ate it!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, that turkey is BEAUTIFUL!!

10:29 PM  
Blogger Mona said...

Whoa, this is telling me something. This is the 2nd grilled turkey I've seen in 5 minutes. Looks great. I can practically smell the bird through my laptop-this thing is amazing ! :)

12:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

damn. one thing about living in nyc is that i really really reallllly miss having a grill.

12:09 PM  
Blogger s'kat said...

Grilled turkey? Freakin' brilliant!!

12:28 PM  

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