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Old 11-04-2012, 07:17 AM
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How do I brine the turkey?

I would like to brine my turkey this year
Can someone please tell me how to do that?
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Hi Solice,There's a bunch of how to's out there I just chose this one.
http://www.marthastewart.com/274271/...g-thanksgiving
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I use Alton Brown's method and it works like a charm.

Here's the recipe:
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/a...ipe/index.html
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If you're going to brine, make sure you get a turkey that hasn't already been injected with a brining solution.
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The best turkey I have ever tasted or made was last years brined one. DELICIOUS! Its not cheap to do thats for sure but well worth it
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Alton browns recipe is a good one to use. I usually don't add the ginger or allspice but it comes out perfectly.

The key is to make sure that your turkey is thawed out completely before you start to brine it. Not hard and not expensive at all.
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The key is to make sure that your turkey is thawed out completely before you start to brine it. Not hard and not expensive at all.
Thank you! Should it be in room temperature?
Or is that just before it goes in the oven?

It takes a long time thawing a turkey.
Mine always use 4 days in the refrigerator and then I have it on
the kitchen bench for hours during the day..
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I too recommend Alton Brown's recipe I have used it time and again a true delight for your taste buds. I have also tweaked it as well. So feel free to experiment you would be surprised. Also, I have used fresh and frozen (always fully defrosted when I use frozen) but both come out wonderfully. Good Luck hope you like it too.
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Thank you!
The turkey is laying under cold water.
I think it won't be long til it's thawed.

But I haven't found any Kosher salt.
I've been to every store in this city.
Don't even know if we have Kosher saltt in this country?
Could I use Maldon Sea Salt?

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