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Old 11-14-2006, 10:31 AM
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Nope...nothing secret about it. The key is brining 6-8 hours only and high heat for 30 min at the beginning of cooking. It's exactly Alton Brown's original Roast Turkey recipe. Here's the link:
http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/reci...6_8389,00.html

Seriously the best turkey I've ever had (super duper juicy). We always have people over to eat it who say the same thing.

I can brag because it's not my recipe, right?
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ALRIGHT! Another Alton Brown fan!! His turkey comes out great!
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No kidding...seriously great!
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I've used it three times now, and it's been so consistantly juicy and flavorful that I've become a huge fan of Good Eats. I actually was just telling Erv about this very recipe a few days ago. You know you can get his Turkey episode in a box set of 9 episodes on DVD?
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My husband has a bunch of the episodes!

We also have both books. They are a great guide for how to make something rather than just recipes.

Yes, we are total Alton Brown converts.

We also make the panna cotta brain around Halloween.
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Did you catch his new episode on Sunday on Frying Turkey? I don't intend on frying one anytime soon, but it was pretty funny.
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I didn't, but my husband was really really excited about it. He was jumping up and down about a new Good Eats episode.

I don't imagine us frying a turkey any time soon either...but they are very very good.
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Cheers to our good taste!
With egg nog, of course!
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