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Help~ Will this poison my family?

EAH | Nov 24, 2006 05:58 PM

We are having a late thanksgiving, and due to some unfortunate circumstances the turkey did not get brined until late last night.In making the brine,I boiled the water with the salt and honey and let it sit out for about and hour before testing it, still very hot.I then put the brine solution in the fridge for another hour or so and it was still warm, after another 1/2 hour I realised I was cutting time way too close (already 11:00 pm and turkey needed to brine for 12 hours, family coming over today at 4:00) so I decided to go ahead and stick the turkey in the brine even though the brine was still warm to the touch, not hot, more like lukewarm. Today I took the turkey out of the brine and read the recipe and noticed that it states BRINE MUST BE ROOM TEMPERATURE/COOL before placing turkey in brine. Is this turkey safe to cook and serve?

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