Brined Turkey Breast

Brined Turkey Breast

br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-twOB2SbGkLg/UFzPLzYXGpI/AAAAAAAALTY/j6qRWnAn0hs/s1600/359.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-twOB2SbGkLg/UFzPLzYXGpI/AAAAAAAALTY/j6qRWnAn0hs/s320/359.JPG" width="320" //a/divbr /div style="text-align: justify;"There have been years that we have just been too busy to do up a BIG turkey. And in that case I have been so happy that the grocery store has had just turkey breasts. It is just as easy to brine a turkey breast (and in just 24 hours) and it still feeds a full family of four. Cook up two and you have leftovers. So if you are looking to lighten the load or lessen the leftovers, this might be your option. I still prefer to brine my poultry when I have the time./divbr /span style="font-size: x-large;"bBrined Turkey Breast/b/spanbr /br /1 Turkey Breast (or two)br /3/4 cup kosher saltbr /3/4 cup white sugar br /2-3 garlic clovesbr /1/2 onionbr /black pepper cornsbr /1/2 -1 lemon slicedbr /carrot chunkedbr /poultry seasoningbr /br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ePnqcVCVzWM/UFzOlAOWRFI/AAAAAAAALQY/iM9PZQ7I2aE/s1600/326.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ePnqcVCVzWM/UFzOlAOWRFI/AAAAAAAALQY/iM9PZQ7I2aE/s320/326.JPG" width="320" //a/divyou will need 3/4 cup saltbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-FzgMK8fgYIg/UFzOnElm3SI/AAAAAAAALQg/EqnqnhPuYmY/s1600/327.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-FzgMK8fgYIg/UFzOnElm3SI/AAAAAAAALQg/EqnqnhPuYmY/s320/327.JPG" width="320" //a/divand 3/4 cup sugarbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-wNFe3htVFY/UFzOotQAtbI/AAAAAAAALQo/lKQTK9TTnNA/s1600/328.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-wNFe3htVFY/UFzOotQAtbI/AAAAAAAALQo/lKQTK9TTnNA/s320/328.JPG" width="320" //a/divand 4 cups waterbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jirIggqC678/UFzOqKcsEAI/AAAAAAAALQw/XhN5P2nS-JI/s1600/329.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jirIggqC678/UFzOqKcsEAI/AAAAAAAALQw/XhN5P2nS-JI/s320/329.JPG" width="320" //a/divwarm it up on the stove until the sugar and salt disolvebr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-tZ8eOK73fl8/UFzOruYWbwI/AAAAAAAALQ4/ZdD8JgAasus/s1600/330.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-tZ8eOK73fl8/UFzOruYWbwI/AAAAAAAALQ4/ZdD8JgAasus/s320/330.JPG" width="320" //a/divto a big stock pot that can hold the turkey breastbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ol0cc2WRL3g/UFzOtMrICNI/AAAAAAAALRA/fjMu94rPXf0/s1600/331.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ol0cc2WRL3g/UFzOtMrICNI/AAAAAAAALRA/fjMu94rPXf0/s320/331.JPG" width="320" //a/divadd the turkeybr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eNN0LZZwQU/UFzOucn1bI/AAAAAAAALRI/VAkFX4ABN2M/s1600/332.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eNN0LZZwQU/UFzOucn1bI/AAAAAAAALRI/VAkFX4ABN2M/s320/332.JPG" width="320" //a/divand all the veggiesbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nMeQ6l1aabs/UFzOwRhGToI/AAAAAAAALRQ/oAVbR8xY1L8/s1600/333.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nMeQ6l1aabs/UFzOwRhGToI/AAAAAAAALRQ/oAVbR8xY1L8/s320/333.JPG" width="320" //a/divjust dump them on top of the birdbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-p4CRVwBktLQ/UFzOyDVaZ6I/AAAAAAAALRY/GqeLTfWXrnU/s1600/334.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-p4CRVwBktLQ/UFzOyDVaZ6I/AAAAAAAALRY/GqeLTfWXrnU/s320/334.JPG" width="320" //a/divadd a tsp of the whole black peppercornsbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DTWlYdbRWO8/UFzOzat6dmI/AAAAAAAALRg/PfJEI3o5IKI/s1600/335.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DTWlYdbRWO8/UFzOzat6dmI/AAAAAAAALRg/PfJEI3o5IKI/s320/335.JPG" width="320" //a/divjust dump thembr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z5Cd3EGDv1w/UFzO0xoT0FI/AAAAAAAALRo/4vMikeAXTZQ/s1600/336.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z5Cd3EGDv1w/UFzO0xoT0FI/AAAAAAAALRo/4vMikeAXTZQ/s320/336.JPG" width="320" //a/divand a tsp of poultry seasoningbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-M4K2U0mEU6g/UFzO2b5PdJI/AAAAAAAALRw/wcRVMcIsogI/s1600/337.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-M4K2U0mEU6g/UFzO2b5PdJI/AAAAAAAALRw/wcRVMcIsogI/s320/337.JPG" width="320" //a/divagain just dump itbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-K1kR3bNzEHo/UFzO4d3SRHI/AAAAAAAALR4/y8JUZvlQfY/s1600/338.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-K1kR3bNzEHo/UFzO4d3SRHI/AAAAAAAALR4/y8JUZvlQfY/s320/338.JPG" width="320" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"you have to let the mixture completely cool off before adding it to the bird so you dont cook the bird but I dont have time for that.../divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wqpkBmH57fw/UFzO5zLd8I/AAAAAAAALSA/i2mDFL8KLuc/s1600/339.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wqpkBmH57fw/UFzO5zLd8I/AAAAAAAALSA/i2mDFL8KLuc/s320/339.JPG" width="320" //a/divI mean look the bird it waiting...br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2X4l8H7zpNI/UFzO7fIwTHI/AAAAAAAALSI/m21P6Uqnjag/s1600/340.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2X4l8H7zpNI/UFzO7fIwTHI/AAAAAAAALSI/m21P6Uqnjag/s320/340.JPG" width="320" //a/divSo I add 4 cups of ice. That will do itbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-q7hp43qa94A/UFzO9OjVKeI/AAAAAAAALSQ/nqbjpSwEk9A/s1600/341.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-q7hp43qa94A/UFzO9OjVKeI/AAAAAAAALSQ/nqbjpSwEk9A/s320/341.JPG" width="320" //a/divAnd add this to the bird. I mean it needs it.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hNQleuj6Eak/UFzO-w2DkwI/AAAAAAAALSY/0PtMC2gccbw/s1600/342.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hNQleuj6Eak/UFzO-w2DkwI/AAAAAAAALSY/0PtMC2gccbw/s320/342.JPG" width="320" //a/divthe whole thingbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6sCMwN9dyl0/UFzPAjsKTHI/AAAAAAAALSg/KdLA0IlihNs/s1600/343.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6sCMwN9dyl0/UFzPAjsKTHI/AAAAAAAALSg/KdLA0IlihNs/s320/343.JPG" width="320" //a/divOk maybe I saved a glass for me even though it is cheap wine...don't judgebr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-kAN0xNd0iMI/UFzPIwJMFqI/AAAAAAAALTI/XxOqee8xzXI/s1600/348.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-kAN0xNd0iMI/UFzPIwJMFqI/AAAAAAAALTI/XxOqee8xzXI/s320/348.JPG" width="320" //a/divbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ka1t8mBA6LQ/UFzPCf5OZqI/AAAAAAAALSo/SxS3y6ZlSI/s1600/344.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"/a/divadd the ice water and let sit in the refrigerator for 24 hoursbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-B7jRpf-k7Es/UFzPEP7MdHI/AAAAAAAALSw/QgmGIbi8E-w/s1600/345.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-B7jRpf-k7Es/UFzPEP7MdHI/AAAAAAAALSw/QgmGIbi8E-w/s320/345.JPG" width="320" //a/divThen take it out and dry off with a paper towel. Salt and pepperbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wDhIUWS4Lw/UFzPF1z0KdI/AAAAAAAALS4/Auw7dwawKT4/s1600/346.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wDhIUWS4Lw/UFzPF1z0KdI/AAAAAAAALS4/Auw7dwawKT4/s320/346.JPG" width="320" //a/divcover with melted buter or olive oilbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-v4I24KLaiNU/UFzPHrEKhHI/AAAAAAAALTA/YbSo7s5Z7C0/s1600/347.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-v4I24KLaiNU/UFzPHrEKhHI/AAAAAAAALTA/YbSo7s5Z7C0/s320/347.JPG" width="320" //a/divRoast 400 degrees for 15 minutes per poundbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-twOB2SbGkLg/UFzPLzYXGpI/AAAAAAAALTY/j6qRWnAn0hs/s1600/359.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-twOB2SbGkLg/UFzPLzYXGpI/AAAAAAAALTY/j6qRWnAn0hs/s320/359.JPG" width="320" //a/divStill juicy inside.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Q43ZiQJ2OJI/UFzPNhxhWiI/AAAAAAAALTg/9B-nIC0RGlA/s1600/360.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Q43ZiQJ2OJI/UFzPNhxhWiI/AAAAAAAALTg/9B-nIC0RGlA/s320/360.JPG" width="320" //a/divOk lets make some gravy!!  Take 2 TB butter to a bowlbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-RejgBtzmAI/UFzPQfDydZI/AAAAAAAALTw/dXQIqmvukr0/s1600/364.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-RejgBtzmAI/UFzPQfDydZI/AAAAAAAALTw/dXQIqmvukr0/s320/364.JPG" width="320" //a/divadd 2 TB Wondra Flour.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-cwvG-iunJKU/UFzPRplPzuI/AAAAAAAALT4/WxUCv1bjln4/s1600/365.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-cwvG-iunJKU/UFzPRplPzuI/AAAAAAAALT4/WxUCv1bjln4/s320/365.JPG" width="320" //a/divI love this flourbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Kmo12iCu44s/UFzPTlvoCgI/AAAAAAAALUA/ab-64wAck8s/s1600/366.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Kmo12iCu44s/UFzPTlvoCgI/AAAAAAAALUA/ab-64wAck8s/s320/366.JPG" width="320" //a/divAdd 1/4 cup of wine to the drippings and let simmer and reducebr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-cwZ4T1XUME/UFzPVUBCNVI/AAAAAAAALUI/noLTHBqJ84k/s1600/367.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-cwZ4T1XUME/UFzPVUBCNVI/AAAAAAAALUI/noLTHBqJ84k/s320/367.JPG" width="320" //a/divTake the flour butter mixture and add to the wine drippings mixturebr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-u-EY2C9RTJ0/UFzPXMkBMGI/AAAAAAAALUQ/4ABt6jJNb9w/s1600/368.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-u-EY2C9RTJ0/UFzPXMkBMGI/AAAAAAAALUQ/4ABt6jJNb9w/s320/368.JPG" width="320" //a/divand just let the butter melt while you grab some chicken stock or turkey stock But keep stirringbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ueySKoNnDwM/UFzPY1OTmoI/AAAAAAAALUY/lNkfODmr4bA/s1600/369.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ueySKoNnDwM/UFzPY1OTmoI/AAAAAAAALUY/lNkfODmr4bA/s320/369.JPG" width="320" //a/divAnd stirringbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Bc5Y6J77dyU/UFzPae-hStI/AAAAAAAALUg/vr7zmmqHdEM/s1600/370.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Bc5Y6J77dyU/UFzPae-hStI/AAAAAAAALUg/vr7zmmqHdEM/s320/370.JPG" width="320" //a/divThe flour melts while your whiskbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8tbYFTWXzqw/UFzPbx67vBI/AAAAAAAALUo/mR8Ui02jfu8/s1600/371.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8tbYFTWXzqw/UFzPbx67vBI/AAAAAAAALUo/mR8Ui02jfu8/s320/371.JPG" width="320" //a/divand becomes thickbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NZXh3JNwsKc/UFzPdXSyWI/AAAAAAAALUw/t76FFgx0Ueo/s1600/372.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NZXh3JNwsKc/UFzPdXSyWI/AAAAAAAALUw/t76FFgx0Ueo/s320/372.JPG" width="320" //a/divand then you need to add stock and just enough until you have gravy.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-VomTWiNka4/UFzPem6dRI/AAAAAAAALU4/KS8r0Q0VpNw/s1600/373.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-VomTWiNka4/UFzPem6dRI/AAAAAAAALU4/KS8r0Q0VpNw/s320/373.JPG" width="320" //a/divbeautiful gravy. Just enough for four!br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-WrJuOu3IlE/UFzPgVvPi0I/AAAAAAAALVA/bvY9tyQAG1M/s1600/374.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-WrJu_Ou3IlE/UFzPgVvPi0I/AAAAAAAALVA/bvY9tyQAG1M/s320/374.JPG" width="320" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"Now that turkey breast made this whole plate of turkey meat.We even had leftovers for sandwiches the next day./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ohSmtmxH9CI/UFzPPGpNMTI/AAAAAAAALTo/akRQhiSugoA/s1600/362.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ohSmtmxH9CI/UFzPPGpNMTI/AAAAAAAALTo/akRQhiSugoA/s320/362.JPG" width="320" //a/div

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