To make a simple and basic turkey brine, combine and boil 1 cup kosher salt, aromatics, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 gallon of water. Allow the brine to cool, and add in 1 gallon of cold water. Transfer the brine into a 4- to 5-gallon bucket.
To make brine for a turkey, combine 2 gallons cold water with 2 cups kosher salt and 2 cups sugar in a large pot. This recipe should make enough brine for a 12- to 18-pound turkey.
To make a simple, basic turkey brine, combine 2 gallons of cold water with 2 cups kosher salt and 1 cup granulated sugar in a large food-safe container, mixing the ingredients until the salt and sugar dissolve. Submerge the turkey, and let it brine for 18 to 24 hours.
Martha Stewart offers a simple and easy-to-follow recipe for turkey brine that uses coarse salt and various herbs and seasonings. This recipe makes enough brine for one 18- to 20-pound turkey.
Brining a turkey requires submerging the entire fresh, uncooked bird into a water, salt and sugar solution containing other spices and seasonings. For best results, brine a turkey overnight or up to 24 hours, depending on recipe.
A good recipes for a brined turkey is Out of This World Turkey Brine, which calls for 2 gallons of water, 1/4 cup of Worcestershire sauce, 1 1/2 cups of canning salt, 1/3 cup of brown sugar and 3 tablespoons of minced garlic. To make it, place a turkey along with all th...
Some good turkey brines are apple spice brine, smoked turkey brine and cranberry turkey brine. Some other good brines have alcohol bases, such as maple bourbon brined turkey legs or ale brined roasted turkey.