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Basting a dry brined turkey

Do you have to baste Russ Parsons Dry Brined turkey?

asked by Emily almost 2 years ago

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Susan W
Susan W

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added almost 2 years ago

No you sure don't. I basted mine with butter when I put it in as he suggests, but that's it. Watch it closely, mine cooked at the speed of light. Best turkey ever.

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MMH
MMH
added almost 2 years ago

There is no reason to baste. Basting does not penetrate & only cools the oven when you open the door.

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Leith Devine
Leith Devine

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added almost 2 years ago

I soak a cheesecloth in melted butter, lemon zest and lemon juice and drape the turkey with it. It bastes it and the skin comes out brown and crispy without opening the oven door.

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creamtea
creamtea

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added almost 2 years ago

No, I never do.

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