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[email protected] Cooking fresh ("deep chill") turkey for the first time, picking up Friday Nov. 22. Does a dry brine help preserve the bird?

asked by @LindsayC77 almost 5 years ago

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Kristen Miglore
Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52

added almost 5 years ago

Not much -- there's not much salt used (at least in the recipe we prefer). But on that timeline, I think you should be fine, if the bird seems fresh when you get it. If it doesn't, you can always freeze for a couple days, and dry-brine while it defrosts. Here's more on the method we like best: http://food52.com/blog...

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