Alton Brown's Turkey Brine. Remove the bird from brine and rinse inside and out with cold water. Place the bird on rack of roasting pan and pat dry with paper towels. Place turkey in brine breast side up.
Stir until the salt and sugar. Alton Brown shows how to make a simple brine. Have you downloaded the new Food Network Kitchen app yet? You can cook Alton Brown's Turkey Brine using 0 ingredients and 0 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Alton Brown's Turkey Brine
Remove the bird from brine and rinse inside and out with cold water. Place the bird on roasting rack inside a half sheet pan and pat dry with. Combine the vegetable stock, salt, brown sugar, peppercorns, allspice berries, and candied ginger in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Stir occasionally to dissolve solids and bring to a boil.
Alton Brown's Turkey Brine instructions
Bonus: The salt enhances the turkey's natural flavors. If crispy skin is your end goal, try a dry brine. Stir to dissolve the salt and sugar. Add the ice and stir until the mixture is cool. (There should still be visible pieces of ice in the water.) Gently lower the turkey into the cooler, breast-end down. Dry brine for two days, then schedule a day for air-drying.