How to Make Your Turkey Juicy

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Juicy turkey is the single most important part of your holiday Turkey.  See our tips and tricks below to get your turkey ready for its juiciest debut ever.

How to Make Your Turkey Juicy

Follow up by cooking your turkey on the grill this season to bring your feast up to the next level.

  TURKEY BRINE Benefits:
  • Adds Moisture
  • Adds Flavor
  • Absorbs Into Turkey
  • Absorbs Into Skin
  • Can be adjusted to meet flavor needs
Brine Tips: Use a lower sodium brine to help deliver a well-rounded flavor.  Don’t brine over 45 Minutes per pound as this will make turkey salty and tough.   TURKEY INJECTOR Benefits:
  • Adds Moisture
  • Adds Flavor
  • Creates Self Basting Turkey
  • Allows for deeper flavor injection
  • Can be adjusted to meet flavor needs
Injector Tips: Use some melted butter in the injection to help with more flavor basting as the turkey cook.  Be sure to inject in many different spots to ensure a good saturation of flavor.   TURKEY BUTTER COATED Benefits:
  • Adds Moisture
  • Adds Flavor
  • Creates Self Basting Turkey
  • Adds a barrier layer of fat between meat and skin
  • Could make flavored butter for this process too
Butter Tips: Use softened butter (not melted).  Rub under skin before cooking.  Baste with butter during cooking.  Brush skin with butter after cooking.   TURKEY BACON BLANKET Benefits:
  • Adds Moisture
  • Adds Flavor
  • Protects Skin
  • Creates Amazing Pan drippings
  • Enhances gravy flavor
Bacon Tips: Use thick cut bacon.  Use Hardward smoked bacon or even http://www.acehardware.commaple bacon.  Save bacon for snacks or chop for salads.  

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  Always follow manufacturer's instructions before using any product.   For more tips and advice, visit a neighborhood Ace or visit us online at acehardware.com    Published on 9/21/2020