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Smoked Turkey Breast

A whole smoked turkey breast on a carving board with one of the breasts removed

Here’s an easy-to-follow smoked turkey breast recipe on a charcoal grill, gas grill, pellet grill, or smoker. This is a recipe for preparing a whole, bone-in turkey breast weighing anywhere from 5 to 8 lbs. Smoking a turkey breast has a few advantages over smoking a whole turkey, most notably is the fact you don’t […]

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How to Smoke Turkey Thighs

Two turkey thighs on a grill grate inside a Weber Smokey Mountain Smoker

Many people are familiar with smoking a turkey breast or a turkey leg, but what about how to smoke turkey thighs? The higher fat content in turkey thighs along with their large size and thick skin makes them a nice option for smoking over an extended period of time. Turkey thighs, considered the “dark meat” […]

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Oven Roasted Turkey Thighs: Dos and Don’ts

Oven-roasted turkey thigh with golden brown skin resting on a cutting board

How do you prepare oven-roasted turkey thighs that aren’t rubbery and chewy? Unlike a turkey breast, a turkey thigh is high in connective tissue and collagen that benefits from longer cook times at lower temperatures and pulling them out of the oven at an internal temperature of 180°F. Cooking a turkey thigh relatively quickly to […]

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