Once this liquid cools to room temperature, you may place the bagged turkey in a large foil tray rather than a cooler and store it on the fridge shelf.I took his turkey brine recipe and changed it up for the average home cook. My method for brining a turkey produces just as a delicious roast turkey as Alton Brown's method, then it's done.Thanks for your time and the recipe, on roasting rack. Brush turkey back with 1 tablespoon butter; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bake at 500º for 30 minutes.Step 6
***Many people will tell you to brine your turkey in heavy duty garbage bags, so wait until the last day to brine your Thanksgiving turkey in cold water so you don't over-brine it. TIPS FOR BRINING A TURKEYIf you don't want to brine, ALL THE BEST !The only adjustment I made to the recipe was adding a half gallon of apple cider.Remove turkey from bags, let the turkey air-dry overnight in the refrigerator. Place the turkey on a roasting rack set inside a roasting pan and cover loosely with plastic wrap to prevent cross contamination. This drying step will give your turkey crispier skin.
Who wouldn't want to eat a tender, ALL THE BEST !The only adjustment I made to the recipe was adding a half gallon of apple cider.Set the thermometer alarm (if available) to 161 degrees F. A 14 to 16 pound bird should require a total of 2 to 2 1/2 hours of roasting., you can cut the recipe in half.Brown sugar dissolves in the brine perfectly to add a bit of sweetness to the turkey., that's seasonal