Thanksgiving is special for many reasons – appreciating life, being grateful for all that you have, being with family and friends and so much more. When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner? The turkey means everything! The key to having a perfect turkey is in its juicy flavor. This can be pretty tricky to accomplish and anyone who had made to had dry turkey can relate! If you’re looking to try something a little different this year then why not make it extra special by adding another wonderful fall flavor: apple cider! Allrecipes has the method, so give it a watch, then keep reading.
What You’ll Need
–One 16-pound whole turkey, neck and giblets removed
–1 1/2 gallons water
–1 gallon apple cider
–1 1/2 cups kosher salt
–1 cup white sugar
–1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
–1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
–1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
Get your full printable recipe over on Allrecipes, then definitely let us know if you decide to try it this Thanksgiving! Are you a fan of brining turkeys? Have you ever done a variation like this one before?