Ultimate Smoked Turkey
8 to 10 pounds
Rinse turkey, pat dry and rub liberally with oil (we'd rub it with Liquid Smoke instead).
Place onion, bay leaves and wine in water pan with hot water (we'd add a few sticks of celery and a few cloves of garlic).
Place water pan in smoker and turkey on grid (it won't hurt to put a quartered onion, a few stalks of celery and a bay leaf inside the turkey; we also sometimes mix freshly ground black pepper, a bit of salt and some crushed thyme together and after loose