FAQ Subject: Crisp skin on a smoked turkey
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I enjoy smoked turkey and was wondering if there is a way to have the skin turn out crisp like it does in the oven? I have a Brinkman Smokin Pit that I purchased recently and am still learning how to use it. I have smoked turkeys with a water smoker only to have the skin turn out leathery. Is that because of the moisture and will that happen when I smoke a turkey on my new pit?
Thanks for your consideration.
If you want crisp skin, roast it.
In any case take the water pan out and use it to burn down charcoal for replenishing.
Click into "According to Smoky" from www.barbecuen.com and read the three turkey articles. You might also read "Burning Wood & Blowing Smoke."
Have fun, Smoky