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Bring a New Thanksgiving Side Dish to your Table

smoked turkey online - perfect with any Thanksgiving side dish

It’s been a long time over here at our blog but we are kicking off the holiday season with a twist and a little gift. Thanksgiving is a time for tradition but tradition doesn’t have to be boring. We all have our favorite Thanksgiving side dish, but this year why not try something a little different? Bear Creek Smoked Peppered Bacon is the perfect choice to set off a cheesy squash casserole to serve with your Eddie Deen Smoked Turkey. We are offering this bacon at 10% off through December 22, 2016 with the coupon code: TXBEAR10. Just put this code in at checkout and you’ve got yourself a sizzling deal that will enhance this special side dish.



8 cups sliced yellow crookneck squash, cooked and drained

6 slices Bear Creek Smoked Peppered Bacon, cooked and crumbled

1 egg beaten

1 and 1/2 tablespoon flour

2 teaspoons chicken flavor instant bouillon

1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine egg, cottage cheese, flour and bouillon in a large bowl. Add squash and mix well. Place into a greased 12 x 7-inch baking dish. Top with shredded Swiss cheese and bacon. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Let stand five minutes before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.



If the turkey arrives frozen, allow it to thaw in your refrigerator. If the turkey is still frozen the morning and your family desires to eat it, then allow it to thaw on the counter in the Oven Bag. Eddie Deen suggests in order to maintain the moisture within the Hickory Smoked Turkey, it is best to eat it either chilled or at room temperature. He suggests refrigerating it if you intend to eat it within three days of arrival, otherwise keep it frozen until ready to thaw.

We realize some customers desire to eat their smoked turkeys hot. For that purpose we package them in an Oven Bake Bag. The instructions are below:

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Leave the turkey in Oven Baking Bag and slice 2 small holes in the top of the bag

Heat the Turkey for 6 minutes per pound


And that’s it! Thanksgiving is covered and truly Texas proud. Check back to our blog again soon to read more updates and get Thanksgiving side dish recipes and more to make your holidays a hit.

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  1. Awsome bbq…love it

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