Got a bird, now what?

Discussion in 'Turkey Hunting' started by DeerSkinner3742, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. DeerSkinner3742

    DeerSkinner3742 Spike

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    I've cleaned the bird, but i didn't know how long to let the meat "rest" or "relax" in the fridge. Any ideas?
     
  2. philipfleek

    philipfleek 12 pointer

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    Did you breast it out or what?
     
  3. turkeyhunter91

    turkeyhunter91 10 pointer

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    i normally let mine soak in salt water over night before freezein the meat and then i thaw it out in salt water, thats just how i do it, there are many diff ways people take care of there meat.
     
  4. DeerSkinner3742

    DeerSkinner3742 Spike

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    yes pfleek I did breast it out.
     
  5. philipfleek

    philipfleek 12 pointer

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    Then I would do what this guy said.
     
  6. browningshutr

    browningshutr 8 pointer

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    Same here. I soak mine in salt water for a couple of days, then cut it into frying strips before packaging and freezing.
     
  7. deadaim

    deadaim 12 pointer

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    I usually have mine fried and eaten by the end of the day........blood and all......and its finger licken good...
     
  8. pentail

    pentail Bacon Staff Member

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    ate some tonight that was walking this morning. Cut it across the grain and don't overcook it
     
  9. browningshutr

    browningshutr 8 pointer

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    Right on Pentail. Most people don't know to cut it across the grain. Finger lickin' good!
     

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