Brine turkey with liquid smoke recipes

A Turkey’s Day Off: Apple Cider Brined Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast

A Turkey’s Day Off: Apple Cider Brined Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast

It started early on with this brine, you see. So it was, with an undeniable pleasure that I kicked my feet up on some low flying patio furniture, tipped my hat just so, and placed my chin on my chest, thus assuming the proper pit master posture for a quiet spot of turkey smoking
Turkey Brine and Aromatic

Turkey Brine and Aromatic

Mix the now chilled brine mixture with more water and the ginger beer to bring to your final volume.         I have always loved the turkeys I have cooked after brining and stuffing with aromatics
Maple Brined Turkey

Maple Brined Turkey

Smokewith Apple or Cherrywood. Rinseturkeywith cold water.  Weuse an Orion Convection Cooker with amazing results
Smoked Turkey Legs

Smoked Turkey Legs

Once brine is cool, scoop chunks onto turkey legs and then cover withliquid. The brine recipe below is what I like to use, which is always generally based on what I happen to have on hand but use what you like for flavor
Dry Brined Orange Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Dry Brined Orange Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Dry Brined Orange Rosemary Roasted Turkey is the easy way to brine your turkeywith no messy liquid. Roast it to perfection for a juicy, flavorful turkeywith the crispiest skin ever
Best Smoked Whole Turkey Recipe

Best Smoked Whole Turkey Recipe

I’ve brined several whole chickens and turkeys prior to smoking. To prepare the brine, I like to make sure my brown sugar and salt are dissolved
How To Brine A Turkey

How To Brine A Turkey

In the past when I’ve cooked a BIG turkey I’ve used an unscented garbage bag and placed it in a cooler with lots and lots of ice
Smoked Glazed Chicken

Smoked Glazed Chicken

For the brine. Coat with oil and season with Cajun seasoning. Add maple extract and liquidsmoke. When chicken is done, coat with glaze and move pieces to a hot grill to crisp the skin
Cheesecloth Turkey

Cheesecloth Turkey

 It is so much easier than doing the brine, and the results are just as good, if not better.  Four years ago I shared with you my very first turkey

Smoked Chicken

Once the chicken is brined and the smoker is set, let’s prepare the chicken. Brine. A few years ago, I posted a smokedturkey recipe that continues to be popular today
Roasted Smoky Turkey Legs

Roasted Smoky Turkey Legs

Mix the salt, brown sugar, liquidsmoke and water together until all is dissolved and pour the briny mixture over the turkey legs
How to Roast a Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Roast a Thanksgiving Turkey

For both, you mix with cold water to form a thin paste-like liquid before adding it to your pan drippings
How to Roast a Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Roast a Thanksgiving Turkey

For both, you mix with cold water to form a thin paste-like liquid before adding it to your pan drippings

Let’s Talk Turkey

a non-reactive container large enough to snuggly, but not tight, hold the turkey or a leak proof plastic brine bag large enough to hold the bird and the brine