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Making Brine?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mtnhomechick, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I am going to dispatch some of my new meat birds. Anyone know how to make brine and how long to brine the meat.

    Thanks,

    Mary
     
  2. alagary

    alagary Chirping

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    Dec 27, 2008
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  3. farmerlor

    farmerlor Songster

    The Alton link will give you the salt to water ratio and anything else you want to do to give the meat some flavor is always nice. I like a brine with vegetable broth, some rosemary and a little molasses. Some people add a little cider vinegar, plain vinegar or wine to help tenderize the meat. The important thing is the salt and drying the meat after the brining.
     

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