How to Safely Brine Your Turkey
When it comes to Thanksgiving, Christmas or other holiday feasts, there are certain questions that you may not feel comfortable asking (especially to your mother-in-law, a self-proclaimed cooking connoisseur). For example, “What the heck is brining?”
Is this something I’m supposed to be doing with my turkey? Am I doing it already? How do I brine my turkey without making a mess?
Watch as our resident food-safety expert and NC State Extension specialist, Ben Chapman, shares research-based tips to help you enjoy a safe and happy holiday meal free of judgment (mostly).
This segment of Homegrown was filmed in the Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens at NC State University. The state-of-the-art kitchen complex was designed to enhance and extend our work in teaching, research and Extension.