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Whole Traditional Turkey

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  • Yields: 8–10 Servings
  • Cook time: 3 h
  • Prep time: 24 h

Ingredients

  • 10 pounds whole turkey
  • ½ pound butter
  • 2 tablespoons Ben's Heffer Dust
  • 3 tablespoons Colden's Freakin' Greek Rub
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
Brine (bring all ingredients to a simmer, cool completely)
  • 1 gallon water
  • ½ cup salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup Colden's Freakin' Greek Rub

Instructions

  1. Prepare the brine and cool completely, then add the turkey and allow to rest in the fridge for 24 hours.
  2. Remove from the brine and pat dry.
  3. Mix softened butter with 2 tbsp Ben’s Heffer Dust Rub and 2 tbsp of Colden’s Freakin’ Greek Rub.
  4. Add the compound butter underneath the skin of the turkey and reserve 2 tbsp to smear on top of the skin.
  5. Season the outside of the bird with 1 tbsp Colden’s Freakin’ Greek Rub.
  6. Cook at 325°F until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached in the breast.

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