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Best Ever Turkey

We had a mellow Thanksgiving with Matt’s brother, who came over for a couple days from his college in Minnesota.  What a treat that we were able to spend Thanksgiving with family after moving so far away from family.  The turkey we made was the best any of us has ever eaten: even the white meat was super moist and tender.  And it only took 2-ish hours to cook.  I used these videos from Alton Brown as my guide, and before prep and cooking I soaked it overnight in a salt-sugar brine.  Definitely the new winner.  Armed with a fridge full of leftovers, we’re on to more weekending with Matt off work and Brandon here to play.

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