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Brine for Turkey Recipe

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This recipe for Brine for Turkey, by , is from McMillan Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandra Perales
Added: Friday, May 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 Cup Salt
1 Small Onion Diced
1 Medium Carrot Diced
3 Garlic Cloves Diced
3 Bay Leaves
1 Tbl. Black Peppercorns
3 Sprigs Each of Rosemary, thyme and Sage
6 Sprigs Parsley
3 Gallons Cold Water

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients together in a container large enough to fit your turkey. Soak turkey 12-24 hours in refrigerator. Remove from brine, and dry turkey inside and out with paper towel. Discard brine and cook turkey in whatever way you wish.

 

 

 

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