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Unread 11-13-2012, 03:11 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by chilidog View Post
I've read the thread on the ultimate Thanksgiving brine. My question is, can you smoke a turkey without a brine? We are trying to cut some of the salt out of our food and I'm not too sure I would like the turkey if it had a sweet flavor from the sugar. Do I need to wrap the turkey at some point to hold in the juice?
Do the brined turkeys have a salty taste?
Kevin
I brine all poultry except chicken wings and have never had a problem with a salt taste.
Mrs Kapn is hyper-critical/sensitive to salt and has always loved the food.

But if you fear it, just buy a bird and cook it.
It will be fine and good eats and the "fears" will not enter into the results.

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