brining turkey for Thanksgiving

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brining turkey for Thanksgiving

Postby CaptJack » Wed Nov 19, 2014 3:16 pm

here's a 7# bone-on turkey breast i'm brining.
i'm using one of the Reynolds Oven Bags (to-24#) to brine in.
the brine is 2/3cup salt, 1/3cup sugar, some ground spices, to 1quart water, boiled, cooled, 1quart orange juice.
a little water to bring it up to about 2.1/2qts total liquid.

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here's a 12# turkey i brined, breast side down in the bag
a couple of weeks ago

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Re: brining turkey for Thanksgiving

Postby FR8 Train » Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:44 pm

Looks like a nice simple brine, I'm sure someone will get good use out of it next week!
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Re: brining turkey for Thanksgiving

Postby BluDawg » Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:58 am

I use the those bags too but I dry brine mine K salt, sugar, lemon & orange zest, oregano, comino seed
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