Brining, or submerging in a saltwater bath, allows any lean type of poultry or pork (like a whole chicken or pork chops) to absorb extra moisture while raw so it won’t dry out during cooking. Here’s how to brine a turkey and a turkey brine recipe.
A hint of apple flavor gives a slightly sweet spin to a holiday dinner’s main event. The lovely aroma wafting from your kitchen as this turkey cooks will have everybody talking. —Suzy Horvath, Milwaukie, Oregon
I love turkey with stuffing, but I never seem to have the time to cook a full blown turkey dinner on a regular work night. So with that said, this is what I absolutely love about this recipe. I can actually throw all of the intredients in the crock pot with little preparation, and then just let the crock pot do all the work! It was so good to come home and have a delicious turkey dinner ready to enjoy!
Perching a turkey on top of onions makes for a tender and flavorful bird. The onions will cook down and caramelize in the pan drippings—if you like, you can serve them alongside the carved turkey, and spread the roasted garlic on bread or rolls. The pairing of white wine and rosemary creates a mouthwatering gravy. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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A turkey is roasted in a compound butter made with cider, maple syrup, lemon peel and fresh herbs. This recipe includes instructions for making a gravy using vegetables that have been roasted with the turkey.