What would you could a 46 pound turkery in?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by MeatKing, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    My MIL, says to buy a really big cake pan and cover with tin foil.. And I agree, just can't find a nice cheap one. Anyone have any idea where to get a real cheap .....? Whatever we could cook it in?

    Thanks in advance for you help [​IMG]
     
  2. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    We had a turkey that big. Once it was cleaned, it wouldn't fit in the oven. HA! I cut off the breast and took off the legs and thighs. I cooked the breast in a oven bag in a normal size pan. 11X9 The dark meat was cooked after the breast was done. Don't know where to get any cheap large pans. Good luck.
     
  3. Frogdogtimestwo

    Frogdogtimestwo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    HOLY TURKEY! What if you butterflied it and removed the back, maybe then it would fit on a large cookie sheet laying flat? I would think leaving it whole is going to cause burning on the bottom from the rack having to be so low??? Not sure sorry!
     
  4. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    Cut him in half and have one half one dinner, the other half the other dinner [​IMG]
     
  5. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks you everyone, we really want to keep it a whole turkery, with stuffing [​IMG]

    Still hoping to find the perfect pan. I found one at a kitchen store that was $130.00, this is too much for us right now [​IMG]

    Our oven is huge, we will cook it for 12 to 13 hours on low, then turn it up higher to finish.

    Just really need a pan, any other ideas?
     
  6. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    55 gallon barrel fill with oil get hot over big fire drop turkey in...
     
  7. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea what to tell you but I would LOVE to see a picture of that! [​IMG]

    Also, craft stores like AC Moore and Michaels have very large cake pans, or try a professional bakery to see if they would sell you an old used cake pan.
     
  8. BunnyMomma

    BunnyMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey!
    I would cook him in a pit outside, like a pig. That is one monster bird! Could you post a picture of him so we can see what a 46 pound turkey looks like? Heck, you should get a pony saddle for it and do turkey rides for the kids! [​IMG]
    Will it fit in the oven? I have a wood to water stove, and I would saltand season it on the outside, wrap it in foil, and put it in the stove for a few days. I think cooking it outside, in a pit would be your best option. Also you could rent a commercial Bar-be-cue cooker and cook it in the driveway. That sounds deeeeelicioso! [​IMG]
    Bunny [​IMG]
     
  9. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really love the pit idea, now I'm hungry.
     
  10. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Do you have any connections to local restaurants, hospital, nursing home etc. Maybe they would let you borrow a roasting pan. They are usually about 26" square, to fit into commercial ovens.

    Imp- you could just put it in your car, and light the garage on fire. [​IMG]
     

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