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Recipe: Brined and Oven-Roasted Turkey

Recipe: Brined and Oven-Roasted Turkey

From Martha Stewart’s Website Ingredients Brining Liquid 2 quarts water (at the very least) 1 1/2 cups coarse salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 large red onion, sliced 1 head of garlic, smashed (8 to 10 cloves) 2 bottles white wine Brine Add-Ins (Optional) 2 tablespoons crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons dried coriander 1 tablespoon dried fennel 1 tablespoon dried cumin 1 whole cinnamon stick 5 whole cloves 4 bay leaves 4 large sprigs of fresh sage Turkey 1 16-pound turkey (approximate) 1 Sausage Bread Stuffing Extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper Instructions In a 2-quart pot, bring 2 quart of water to a boil with the salt and sugar, stirring occasionally until the salt and sugar have dissolved. Cool completely and place in a clean 5-gallon bucket with the onion, garlic, wine, and any of the optional spices or herbs. Stir in the remaining water completely to combine. Add the turkey. Cover and store in a cold place... Read the rest of this article »

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