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Brining for dummies

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Brining for dummies

dundy | Feb 19, 2011 11:26 AM

So I went to three sites for the perfect proportions of salt, sugar, and water (plus their recos for add ins like peppercorns, bay leaf etc.)

I used 6C water, 1/2 C salt, 1/2 C brown sugar. Boiled it ( not too long either so I wouldn't lose volume), then added in the salt and sugar, and simmered until dissolved. cooled it and then added pork loin. let it sit for 4 hours.

It sucked. Where did I mess up?

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