Turkey is in the brine!

Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:39 pm

This year I decided to brine the turkey a la Sean Paxton. Even before I put the brine over the turkey it smelled so good I was tempted to taste it. Brine recipe is here: http://www.homebrewchef.com/BeerBrinedTurkey.html

What special stuff are the rest of you cooking up?
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Re: Turkey is in the brine!

Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:59 pm

My first year brining a turkey as well. I hope it's all it's cracked up to be. I've already made 4 pies (2 sweet potatoe,2 apple struesel), saute'd green beans with bacon/carmelized onion, cornbread dressing, working on the giblet gravy, and broccoli salad. Drank more than a few beers doing it too. I'm just hoping that we don't leave tomorrow and forget something. Up at 5 to get the turkey in the oven. :aaron
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Re: Turkey is in the brine!

Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:46 pm

Turkey in brine here as well. Not for long, though.
Its about to go on the smoker.
Making cream cheese marbled brownies and my oldest daughter is going to help me make the sausage cornbreax dressing. Its her favorite. Mine, too.
Enjoy the family time folks!
Cheers!
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Re: Turkey is in the brine!

Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:39 pm

Smoked turkey is great. I make that every few months. Not this turkey day tho, 3 thanksgivings to go to...
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Re: Turkey is in the brine!

Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:39 am

Just about to take it out of the brine and into the oven.
I make a wort instead of the beer/sugar. Worked well last year. Hopefully will this year, too (sure smelled great...)
Happy Thanksgiving all!
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Re: Turkey is in the brine!

Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:32 am

I got 2 hearts!
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One in the package and one just sitting in the cavity.
That's gotta be a good sign...
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Re: Turkey is in the brine!

Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:22 am

mike____ wrote:I got 2 hearts!
:pop
One in the package and one just sitting in the cavity.
That's gotta be a good sign...

I had a few 2 hearteds last nite!
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Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:05 am

Maybe it was just broken.
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