01. December 2013 · Write a comment · Categories: Turkey · Tags: ,

turkey 4Every family has its own way of preparing turkey for Thanksgiving. But who says that we only can eat turkey on Thanksgiving? This juicy turkey will be perfect for Christmas table or any other big family dinner.
You have to be patient and allow a little time for the turkey to brine, and it will pay off.  I have never had a more juicy or flavorful turkey. But the best part is that there is not a lot work to do other than putting the bird in the brine, and then putting it in the oven.
I relied on Alton Brown’s recommendations for the brining ingredients and gravy, and I must say it works perfectly every time I make the turkey.

My husband and I started a new tradition of “second Thanksgiving” where we cook another turkey a day after we have our main holiday feast with friends and family. And the best part of it is that we have the whole mighty bird for ourselves :) . More »