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Turkey - Dry Brine Timing

If It is the day before Thanksgiving and I need to cook the turkey in the next 24 to 30 hours, is it worth trying a dry brine?

asked by Robyn Miller over 2 years ago
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Monita

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added over 2 years ago

Yes - if you do the brine now and you cook the turkey tomorrow morning it will still have more than 12 hours of brining

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Amanda Hesser

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added over 2 years ago

Yes -- even just a few hours of dry brining is helpful. So if you can, brine it now!

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mrslarkin

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added over 2 years ago

Sure, I would do it. But start it right this second! :)