Nov 17

Turkey 2009

I’m spending hours on turkey preparation research this year. I have most things figured out.

  • Bringing Recipe
  • Cooking Preparation
  • Cooking Procedure and Time-line

This years a bit more complicated because Erin wants it cooked on the BGE to free up the oven. It will be a challenge. I hope I don’t ruin Thanksgiving. I need to figure out what to cook it in. A aluminum pan from the grocery store should work from what I’m reading on the BGE forums. If its too big for the egg, the cheap aluminum can bend. I still need to find something to act as a direct heat blocker so that the bottom of the pan doesn’t burn. I’m thinking a cookie sheet with the BGE feet to raise the roaster up a bit to allow air flow.

Next I need to come up with a formal time-line of turkey cooking tasks working backwards from a 2pm Thanksgiving Day dinner time.

–Update: I just found my cooking vessel answer here. Thank you Mad Max.