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Whole Traditional Turkey
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Brine (bring all ingredients to a simmer, cool completely)
- 10 pounds whole turkey
- ½ pound butter
- 2 tablespoons Ben's Heffer Dust
- 3 tablespoons Colden's Freakin' Greek Rub
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- 1 gallon water
- ½ cup salt
- ½ cup sugar
- ¼ cup Colden's Freakin' Greek Rub
- Prepare the brine and cool completely, then add the turkey and allow to rest in the fridge for 24 hours.
- Remove from the brine and pat dry.
- Mix softened butter with 2 tbsp Ben’s Heffer Dust Rub and 2 tbsp of Colden’s Freakin’ Greek Rub.
- Add the compound butter underneath the skin of the turkey and reserve 2 tbsp to smear on top of the skin.
- Season the outside of the bird with 1 tbsp Colden’s Freakin’ Greek Rub.
- Cook at 325°F until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached in the breast.
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