That sounds like the last time we did BB Bronzes!!! We ended up only cooking the breast, because the whole turkey wouldn't fit in the oven. It was in the 30# range, but can't remember the exact weight.bare said:We did a 45 pounder once...never again! The damb thing 'bout beat me to death when I slaughtered it and then I had to cabbage together a "pan" out of cookie sheets and a couple rolls of tin foil. It just barely fit the oven, even after taking out the racks. I always use a meat thermometer but doubt is was really long enough to reach the center.
Tasted good though, and the look on the guests faces was priceless.