Bourbon and Orange Brined Smoked Turkey

Recipe of the Week Sunday, November 16, 2014

Bourbon and Orange Brined Smoked Turkey

Do you have to brine your turkey before roasting? No. But we think it vastly improves the bird’s texture and flavor. The challenge is finding a container large enough to hold the turkey. A clean insulated cooler works well. Top the turkey with resealable bags filled with ice to keep the bird cold and submerged in the brine.

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