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Brine for Roasted or Smoked Turkey Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy Lotze
Added: Thursday, April 3, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. salt
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 gallon vegetable stock
1 tbsp. black peppercorns (whole)
1/2 tsp. candied ginger
water
ice

Directions:
Directions:
Combine above ingredients in saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Cool completely in refrigerator. Place thawed and washed turkey in a large bucket or small cooler. Add brine mixture and sufficient water to just cover turkey. Add ice to cool. Maintain ice in the mixture unless you're able to refrigerate the whole contraption. Allow to marinate for at least 12 hours or as long as 24.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great for a flavorful, juicy turkey every time!

 

 

 

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