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Happy Easter everyone!!  I am working the nights all weekend, but staid up after shift to prepare for our family get together.  Any chance I have to spend with my family is always a great day!


Started with the aromatics for the turkey




Loaded up the big joe first.  Dialed it in at 225 and added some peach wood for smoking. The plan of attack today was 1 hour of smoke then bring it up to 350 for approx. 4 hours of cooking. 


Used the kamado joe poultry seasoning and man this stuff is the real deal!!!




I normally put the turkey on the grill but decided on using foil pans today.  Less mess as I am working night shift again tonight. 




The bird hit the grill around 11:30am, and I bumped the temp up at 12:30pm.  Pulled it at 3:30pm and let it rest for a half hour.  IT temp in the breast was 165


Onto the ham.  This will be a double smoked ham.  I put this in the pan, and hit the ham with Dizzy Pig Pineapple head rub.  Smoking this at 225 with heavy peach wood for smoking.  Put this on at 12:30pm and glazed it with a cinnamon and sugar glazed syrup that came with it.  Very delicious.  Pulled the ham at 4:00pm




My wife took care of the inside and made a beautiful set up for the kids and us







Here is the bird after it rested for 30 min.  The Kamado Joe Poultry is my new go to for poultry!!!








We had mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, bean casserole, Brussels sprout casserole, corn, fresh baked buns and fresh baked apple crisp for dessert. 




After dinner we set up an Easter egg hunt in the basement.  It was suppose to be outside but it was snowing.  And this is why I do it!!  My kids and my nieces and nephews best of friends!!




Happy Easter to all of you and your families from the bosco's

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Happy Easter !!!!!




Excellent spread you made.



Huge respect for you getting it done while working night shift, too.   :good:


around midnight I will be saying what the F......


Thanks buddy

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Awesome cook, Bosceaux ... And while you're working nights too... Dang


Working nights, you need to make the best of what you can.  A few hours of missed sleep never killed anyone right!!!


Happy Easter buddy!  Great looking spread and everyone looks like they are having a blast!


it was a lot of fun but way too quick.  I had to eat and head out, leaving my wife to clean up LOL!!

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