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turkey brine - Brining is the secret to a juicy, flavorful turkey. Get two different ways to brine your turkey, plus loads of tips for brining success.

We're heading into Thanksgiving turkey season, and perhaps you're already researching how to cook that big, intimidating piece of poultry. There are questions that immediately emerge: How much turkey should I buy? What's the best way to cook it? Should I brine the bird? Brining will help you cook the most succulent turkey you've ever had, and the smartest, easiest way to do it is with a dry brine. Even if you're hosting Thanksgiving for the first time and are a bit nervous about cooking…

How To Dry-Brine a Turkey

Maple-Whiskey Turkey recipe from Ree Drummond via Food Network - to go with Maple-Whiskey Gravy recipe in sauces

Maple-Whiskey Turkey

Maple Whiskey Turkey : Ree lets the pepper-studded brine impart the flavors of maple and whiskey into this dressed-up holiday bird, which she rounds out with her complementary Maple Whiskey Gravy.

Kikkoman Brine. I did this last year for me and my friends Friendsgiving and it was a huge success!! I highly recommend it as a substitute for a salt brine!

Brined a 22 lb fresh turkey for Thanksgiving with this recipe. Started it breast side down then flipped it after an hour.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Cheats

SUPER helpful Thanksgiving Calculator - Good thing to know if I ever have to make the turkey or make the holiday dinner

Steven Raichlen's brined turkey recipe. Click on the image for the complete recipe. (Photo: Joe Fornabaio for The New York Times)

Brined Turkey

or maybe this is the turkey recipe for the WE LEAD dinner

Meat And Poultry, Perfect Turkey, This Is A Perfect Recipe For A Moist, Flavorful Holiday Bird! Plan The Time To Brine The Bird Overnight - It'S Worth The Extra Effort!

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Deep-Fried Turkey Breasts

Deep Fried Turkey Breasts Recipe: Deep Fried Turkey Breasts Thanksgiving Food Recipe Share and enjoy!

Oven-Roasted Turkey from FoodNetwork.com... attempting my first turkey cooking this Thanksgiving for Chuck and I hmmm lets hope I don't burn our new house down :)

Oven-Roasted Turkey

The Neelys' Oven-Roasted Turkey This year try the Neelys’ flavor-packed, Southern-spiced turkey. Get The Recipe: Oven-Roasted Turkey

Smoked turkey and grilled turkey taste spectacular, but there are tricks in this recipe that make it the ultimate barbecue turkey period, smoked or just oven roasted.

Barbecue turkey and grilled turkey taste spectacular, and there are tricks in this recipe that make it the ultimate turkey period, smoked or just oven roasted.

Classic Roast Turkey

Alton Brown's Classic Roast Turkey: one of the most amazing turkey recipes I've ever eaten. INSANELY moist even days later. When it was reheated in the microwave the turkey retained that same delicious moisture. There will never use another turkey recipe.