How to Brine a


the easy way

You can permanently say goodbye to dried-out, flavorless turkey with this easy turkey brine recipe

what you need:

• Brown sugar • Kosher salt • Fresh Herbs • peppercorns • onion • apple • celery • GARLIC CLOVES • BAY LEAVES • WATER

Place the salt, sugar, herbs, peppercorns, carrots, onions, celery, and apples into a large stock pan. Cover with cold water.

step 1

Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the salt and sugar are dissolved. Cool FULLY!

step 2

Place a cleaned turkey into a brining bag or large pan and cover with the prepared, cooled brine.

step 3

Cover with additional water to full submerge the turkey. Refrigerate for 8-18 hours.

step 4

When ready to cook, remove the turkey from the brine and rinse off the excess salt on the turkey. Blot dry with paper towels.

step 5

Cook as desired and enjoy the juiciest turkey EVER!

step 6

"I have always enjoyed the Thanksgiving Day meal, but it was always for the side dishes. The turkey was always dry. I tried this brine and . HOLY CRAP! The BEST turkey I have ever had. Thank you for this recipe."  Jonn in AZ.

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