Adding Smoke Flavors To Your Turkey
Follow a 3:1 ratio of cherry and hickory if you are using wood chunks in a kettle, double the ratio for a smoker. In a smoker, you will want to put the 6 wood chunks on the charcoal grate in an X shape, then layer on the unlit and then the lit charcoal. For the kettle you can just add the 4 wood chunks to the top of the lit charcoal.
If you are looking for a lighter smoke flavor, just do half of the amounts.
Only add the wood for the first half of your cook. Anything more will not really add flavor to the turkey.
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