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Foolproof Brined Turkey
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Star of the Show

As the centerpiece of the traditional Thanksgiving meal, the turkey has caused more than its fair share of holiday stress. But never fear! We have a couple of techniques to make sure you get a terrific turkey.

For example, try this Foolproof Brined Turkey.

Brining a turkey is well worth the day-ahead time investment. It removes all guesswork, producing an incredibly moist bird that's more forgiving of being slightly overcooked. If you can't find an organic turkey, look for a fresh one without "added solution."

View Recipe: Foolproof Brined Turkey

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