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For moist turkey, brine the bird

Another method for ensuring a delicious, moist turkey: Brine the turkey before roasting. This means submerging the fully thawed turkey (with empty cavity) in a dissolved mixture of water, kosher salt, sugar, and spices for 12-24 hours in a cooler. You can buy turkey brine already mixed, such as The Spice Hunter. Another great recipe is Alton Brown's Good Eats Roast Turkey, which is easy and delicious. If you want to try brining, get going! Remember, the key is submerging the thawed turkey for several hours or even a full day before roasting.

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