Smoker got a facelift!

Discussion in 'The Smokehouse' started by swags, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. TurboDiesel

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    Never heard that term.
    What is hotel style?
     
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    What's the difference between a turkey breast labeled hotel-style and one that isn't?
    Hotel-style breasts have whole wings attached and usually include portions of the back, neck, skin, ribs, giblets, and neck. They're mainly sold in the Northeast, so in our recipes we call for traditional breasts, which are available nationwide and come with no extra parts. The hotel-style breasts generally cost less per pound and are bigger (7 to 9 pounds compared to 4 to 8 pounds), and they contain some dark meat. You can use the giblets to make gravy.
     
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    That's the same site I was on. :yes:
    So the leg quarters are removed.
     
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    Actually there were no wings or legs.. Just the breast.. Excellent for smoking..
     
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    I bought the grilleye, I love it. Lots of probes, and I can set temp alarms for anything I want including custom settings. Let’s me moniter my smoker and a lot of meat on my phone. And it builds a graph for each probe as temps change
     
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    I watched the review on the Grilleye too.. Same things mine does.. I noticed many of these temp monitors use the exact same app.. I even tested using a "different" brand's app and it worked perfectly lol.. Identical apps and same developer! They're all really cool!
     
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    Fired up the smoker again today, wind direction was killing me though. It was fighting the draft on the smoker so I had to hook up the tractor and spin it around. Wow what a difference that made in temps
     
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    Sounds like you could use a temperature controlled blower.. I built one and I have great temp control.. I have no idea what CFM you'd need with a smoker that big..
     
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