Tag Archives: brine

Apple Cider and Fennel Brined Turkey

Brining is my favorite way to ensure a flavorful and juicy turkey.  This year I decided to go with a new-to-me idea of using apple cider and fennel in the brine.  The cider really enhances the natural sweetness in the … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Brined Turkey with Pan Gravy

One of the best things about brining your turkey is that it cooks faster.  No more getting up at dawn to get your turkey in the oven.  This 13 lb. turkey took just 2 1/2 hours to cook.  Since turkey … Continue reading

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Classic Brined and Roasted Turkey

I usually don’t care to write too much about my recipes. I like food blogs that are simple and to the point.  I don’t really care to read posts from other bloggers that go on and on.  I just want … Continue reading

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Brined and Roasted Chicken

I have been brining our Thanksgiving turkey for the last few years, but this was my first time brining a chicken.  I wasn’t sure if it was worth the effort.  Wow!  This was so succulent and juicy, and pretty much … Continue reading

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