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Turkey Brine Recipes

Putting a turkey into a brine adds moisture and flavor helping to ensure that no matter how you cook it, your turkey will be juice and delicious. These turkey brine recipes are designed to work perfectly with the the meat so even if you cook only one turkey a year, it will be perfect. One word of warning, do not brine a self-basting or Kosher turkey.

Top 10 Turkey Brine Recipes
One of the best ways to make a better Turkey is with a good Brine. Brining Turkey is a process of adding moisture and flavor to meat by use of a salt-water mixture. There are many ways to make a great brine and these turkey brine recipes are amongst the best I know. So, whether you are roasting, grilling, smoking, or frying your next turkey,...

Apple Brine
This is the ultimate poultry brine for flavor. The apple juice in this brine gives a sweet flavor to poultry and is perfect for turkey. Buy the cheapest apple juice you can find because it won't matter how much you spend and you are going to need a lot.

Apple Spice Brine
A brine is typically water and salt with a little sweet to give it flavor. This brine uses fruit juices for water providing flavor and sweet at the same time.

Apple Cider Turkey Brine
Apple cider has a nice, tart flavor that gives this turkey brine a mild lift. Perfectly formulated for maximum brining effect, this recipe is a definite winner.

Clove and Honey Brine for Turkey
This brine starts with a diluted chicken stock (low sodium) and adds honey and whole cloves to give a sweet flavor to a turkey that is perfect for the holidays, or anytime.

Cranberry Turkey Brine
What better to brine a turkey in than cranberry? This turkey brine recipe is perfect for a traditional turkey dinner.

Fruity Turkey Brine
The citrus fruit in this brine not only add a great tangy flavor but also act to tenderize the meat of the poultry. The mild acid of the lemon will help to carry flavors deep into the meat.

Hawaiian-Style Turkey Brine
Here is another turkey brine for you to try. This one is a bit different since it uses sweet ingredients. The pineapple juice works well to tenderize the turkey meat.

Holiday Poultry Brine
This poultry brine is perfect for the holiday turkey. By using stock you get extra flavor with a mild saltiness that makes for a perfect brine.

Poultry Brine
This brine works with the added power of pickling spice which will help poultry add even more moisture. The spice and herbs add a great flavor. Whatever you do with this poultry after this brine, it won't be dry.

Smoked Turkey Brine
This brine makes enough for a whole turkey and will not only add flavor but give you a juicier and more tender bird.

Savory Turkey Brine
This turkey brine gets a portion of its salt from vegetable stock. The combination of spices and herbs will give your bird a rich flavor.

Sweet and Savory Turkey Brine
This turkey brine combines vegetable stock and herbs with a sweet base to give your turkey a rich flavor. Make sure that you get the honey and sugar completely dissolved before you add the other ingredients.

TomKattt's Poultry Brine
Tom Katt sent this brining recipe that is perfect for poultry, expecially that Holiday turkey.

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