Turkey Brined

posted by Ann Sanders 12-04-98 8:17 AM

2/3 c. salt
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. black pepper, cracked
1 pinch thyme, dried
13 cloves
13 allspice, cracked
3 bay leaves
13 juniper berries, crushed

Combine salt, sugar, pepper, thyme, cloves, allspice, bay leaves and juniper berries in saucepan. Add 1 qt. water and bring to boil. Simmer 5 minutes, then add 1 gallon cold water. Chill throroughly. Make enough for 12-14 lb.turkey

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