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Brining a Turkey

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Brining a Turkey

Nathan Lee | Mar 19, 2003 06:32 PM

I have a turkey I want to brine before roasting. I remember reading about Alice Waters' recipe for brining it, but the recipes I found on the internet aren't consistent with regards to the amount of salt (and sugar to a lesser extent). One recipe calls for 2 cups of salt and one cup of sugar while another calls for 3/4 cup of each for 2 to 2 1/2 gallon of water.

Anyone have the original recipe to clear this up?

Any tidbits that you've learned while cooking it at the home kitchen would be helpful as well.

thanks,
Nathan

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