A salt water brine changes the cellular structure of the turkey and allows it to both hold in the moisture, as well as pull the seasonings deep into the meat. Its actually a very simple process that will yield beautiful and delicious results. My mom told me how good Altons recipe was and that she was going to repeat it again this year. I decided to try it myself. Its, hands-down, the best roasted turkey weve ever had. The brine and aromatics create an amazing symphony of flavors that…

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Alton Brown's Perfect Roast Turkey: I have made this twice now and it has never failed me. Love the flavor the brine gives, moist moist bird!

Alton Brown's How to Brine a Turkey (core recipe) + video... I've done it! It works............................. Do yourself a favor, B R I N E❤️

Deep-Fried Turkey from FoodNetwork.com This year, I am following Alton Brown's deep fried turkey recipe, which requires brining the turkey. I have heard from so many people that brining a turkey has made it "the best turkey I have EVER eaten." This will be the first time I have brined and deep fried a turkey. I am looking for an awesome-tasting, moist turkey this year!

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The real magic here is in the pool of schmaltz, AKA rendered chicken fat, sizzling in the pan.

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