Brine Your Turkey, Turkeys!

Hey, Turkey!  You’ve never brined a turkey?  Well, today is your lucky day cause I’m gonna show you how incredibly easy it is to get a succulent, mouth-watering, tender bird every time by brining that badboy. As many of you know this is a post that pops up once a year around the holidays, because […]

My New Obsession: Himalayan Pink Salt

Do you guys remember my Epsom Salt post and my quest to find a natural way to replenish my waning magnesium levels?  If so, you’ll fully appreciate why I am loving the Himalayan Pink salt! Himalayan Pink salt is packed with the good stuff.  Table salt, not so much. Himalayan salt contains the minerals that […]

Yes, Your Mother’s Epsom Salt

When I was a young whippersnapper, when one had an ankle sprain or muscle strain, one of the go-to treatments of moms and grandmas was to soak the injury in a warm Epsom salt bath, most likely out of a bucket.  If the injury was higher up the body, strips of cloth bandages were soaked […]

Brine a Turkey the Easy Way

For years, we have been brining turkeys with great success, and you can too! Most people think that when you brine a turkey or chicken, that the end result will be an overly salty beast.  So. Not. True. The opposite is true: when you brine poultry, the end result is tender moist deliciousness that most […]

10 Foolproof Steps to Brine a Turkey

Years ago, Husband wanted to brine a turkey for Thanksgiving.  Since we typically smoke ours for hours on the pit, brining seemed like a perfect companion because it’s easy to dry out a smoked turkey.  Smoked birds and tenderness aren’t words that usually go together, but throw in brining and you have a winner. Don’t […]