Thread: Turkey Brine
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Old 10-24-2011, 10:44 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by SmokinOkie View Post
You have a 1/2 strength brine at best. A "normal" ratio is about 1 gal to one cup of table salt. Your ratio is 1 gal to 1/2 cup. Kosher salt by cup will be less salty then a cup of table salt.
I agree... per gallon, I use 1 cup kosher or sea salt and 1 cup of light brown sugar (I bring the water to a rolling boil before stirring in the sugar and salt....)

No guru, but have been smoking fer years and I always brine fish or fowl, before smoking.... That's were you can get creative
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