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cwiese 10-29-2013 07:04 AM

Turkey Brine
 
What does everyone one brine there turkeys in not container but brine recipes please and containers if you wish THANKS

dwfisk 10-29-2013 07:07 AM

This is what I use.
http://www.oakridgebbq.com/?product=game-changer

Shagdog 10-29-2013 07:35 AM

2 quarts apple cider
2 cups brown sugar
3/4 cup kosher salt
3 quarts water
3 oranges, quartered
4 ounces fresh ginger, sliced thin
15 whole cloves
6 bay leaves
6 large garlic cloves, crushed

Combine apple juice, brown sugar, and salt in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to dissolve. Boil for one minute, remove from heat, let mixture come to room temperature, then refrigerate to 40*F.

In a large non-reactive container, combine the apple juice mixture with the remaining ingredients and stir. Place rinsed, drained whole turkey into the brine. Use a heavy weight to keep the bird submerged, if necessary. I usually brine for about 36 hours, rinse and let sit back in the fridge uncovered for a few hours to dry out the skin.. This recipe will do a 12-14 lb bird. Double it for a 20lber and the bird and brine will perfectly fill a 5 gal bucket. I've tried a bunch of brines, but this is my favorite. Very subtle flavor, but so farking good.

HeSmellsLikeSmoke 10-29-2013 07:41 AM

Not exactly what you are asking, but I did a dry brine with kosher salt last year and it really turned out great.

Yellowhair42 10-29-2013 08:07 AM

patio daddio's recipe

coachmccoy543 10-29-2013 08:54 AM

5 Gallon Bucket
 
I purchased a Food Grade 5 gallon bucket at Lowes last year just for brining my turkeys. I got it in the section with the trash cans and buckets I believe by the paint. It has a sticker on the side that says Food Safe on it... Maybe $5 or so.
Hope this helps.

spedly 10-29-2013 08:56 AM

1 lemon
1 quart very strong tea
1 quart beer (an IPA is ideal)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup kosher salt

Scale up if needed depending on the size of the turkey.

Dirtbuddy 10-29-2013 09:13 AM

+1 for Patio Daddio's brine

jlane 10-29-2013 09:29 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Yellowhair42 (Post 2674318)
patio daddio's recipe

^^^This.

Fwismoker 10-29-2013 09:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by spedly (Post 2674375)
1 lemon
1 quart very strong tea
1 quart beer (an IPA is ideal)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup kosher salt

Scale up if needed depending on the size of the turkey.

Ugh...The IPA's go into the cook NOT the bird!:der:

brother steve 10-29-2013 09:45 AM

Really simple, 1cup kosher salt,1 cup sugar, a little garlic POWDER. Throw it in a big pot or bucket fill up to covered and keep it submerged all night. I like to heat up the brine on the stove till it all dissolves, but be sure to let it cool before using. been using this for years,perfect everytime.

Bludawg 10-29-2013 09:55 AM

Smokin Oakies turkey brine http://www.cookshack.com/store/Smoki...#_Toc528293334

hcj3rd 10-29-2013 10:00 AM

+1 on Paddio Daddio brine

fingerlickin' 10-29-2013 01:33 PM

3/4 cup kosher salt
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup of fresh rosemary and thyme

That's per gallon of water.

Big George's BBQ 10-29-2013 03:10 PM

Both Smokin Oakies and Pattio Daddio's recipies are excellent I used them both one T Day and the birds were awesome Dont forget to ice the breast before cooking


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