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This turkey made its way into chef Craig Deihl’s recipe collection by way of a staff meal at his Charleston restaurant Cypress. He explains that while many people don’t do it on Thanksgiving, the brine is the single most important...
We’ve heard that brines are important, and this chef’s recipe shakes things up a bit by adding sweet tea to the brine. His tip is to place the turkey and brine in two doubled garbage bags, which allows you to...
Basic Turkey
If you decide to brine a turkey , try this simple recipe and play around with the optional ingredients to find what works best for you. This recipe is meant for an 8-10 pound turkey, so if your bird is...
Grilled Salmon
A brine that's best with beef, pork, chicken, turkey, duck,goose, game meats, game birds, shellfish, and fish like in this salmon recipe.
Cookbook author Anna Maria de Freitas brings a little of her San Juan heritage to her brined and smoked turkey with dried chile flakes and a hint of sweetness. She recommends a Japanese Kamado smoker for this recipe, but even...
Non-Drowsy Turkey Brine
The turkey , the traveling, the tryptophan; let’s face it, there’s a lot of tiring elements to a typical Thanksgiving feast . To help liven up this year’s festivities, the “Cooking Cardiologist,” Dr. Richard Collins, has crafted an easy and...
Maple-Brined Pork Chops
There is something really special about the combination of grilled pork and maple syrup , and these are a great example. I think the chops are great paired with grilled sweet corn and grilled Texas toast. All brines need a...
Peppercorn Brined Pork Chops
Who doesn’t love a big, juicy, grilled pork chop ? This recipe is so simple and takes only minutes in the kitchen. We like to brine our pork chops for 24 hours, so we make the brine a day ahead...
Pork Belly with Apples and Cabbage
This brine is used in Chef Cathal Armstrong's recipe for Pork Belly with Braised Cabbage and Sous-Vide Apples at Restaurant Eve in Alexandria, VA. But he added that it can be used for all other cuts of pork as well...
This brine marinade is used at BLT Steak for the herb-Parmesan crusted veal chop. Simple and easy on hand ingredients make it a no-brainer next time you are preparing your favorite chop.