Dry Brined Holiday Turkey

No matter how you change things up during other holidays or family occasions, on Thanksgiving there is almost a 100% chance there is a turkey on your table. Best to start the brining process with a fresh, defrosted or mostly defrosted turkey.  Buy the best turkey you can afford – it really makes a difference.  To dry brine a turkey you must use kosher salt – regular table salt will result in a bird that is way too salty and also mushy in texture.  Brining the turkey results in meat that is moist and flavorful – all of those complaints about …

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