Turkey Brine Tips & Recipes: Everything You Need for a Moist, Flavorful Bird


You can make the most moist, flavorful Thanksgiving turkey ever!  The secret isn’t some complex cooking technique.  It’s so simpole.  Soaking poultry in a saltwater or brine solution several hours before serving dramatically tenderizes the meat and imbues it with mouthwatering flavor. 

Though brining is a simple technique, there is some science to it.  You need just the right ratio of salt to water to flavor the turkey without over salting it.  You need just the right amount of soaking time, lest you end up with a turkey that hasn’t been marintated long enough or one that’s overstayed it’s time in the salt bath.  Here are all of the best tips, ideas, and recipes for preparing truly incredible turkey brine.

Brining a Turkey for Beginners is a step-by-step guide that covers the basics of brining.

10 Recipes & Tips for Turkey Brine includes Simple to Sophisticated, Here are the Best of the Best

5 Perfect Turkey Brine Recipes covers several variations of flavors for your Thanksgiving turkey.

How to Brine a Turkey is a great resource which offers solid techniques for the beginning chef.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?  Have more questions about achieveing Thankgiving turkey perfection?  The Butterball Turkey Hotline is just a phone call away.

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