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my first brine

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smoking my first bird tommorow, so i thought id try brining for the first time.

here are some pictures, apologies for quality, taken on my ipod

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the mighty beast


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im using half a cup of each as im using about 3.5 litres of water


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mix em up

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using a slow cooker pot for the bird, brine solution mixed with the water and poured over

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and now the waiting game, im going for 12 hours.


tommorow ill add some more pics of my next stages of the bird prep :)

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Looks good so far!

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i spatchcocked the chicken in the end, added the memphis rub and ended up having to cook it the oven as i had an epic fail with my smoker, still the bird was very succulent and tasted good,sorry forget to take photos of the next stages but i was having a smoker F*** up :(

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