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Thanksgiving Countdown Day 6: Thaw Those Turkeys

Today is your reminder to start thawing those turkeys! Also, if you are looking for a Fab brine recipe, I got you.

Today is day 6 in the Thanksgiving Countdown. Your task is simple. Take your turkey out of the freezer! This year, I am only cooking a 15-pound bird. I also know that my fridge keeps things very cold, and nothing thaws well in there. I not only need the turkey to thaw but also to be ready to be brined by Wednesday night. I just have to squish everything over and get that turkey in the fridge.

I brine my bird, and would never do it differently. If you like that idea, the hardest part is finding a pot large enough to hold the bird and brine. I use a humongous stockpot and it works perfectly. Here is my recipe:

How to Brine Your Turkey

After this weekend, things get a little hectic in my kitchen. I plan to shop this Sunday, with my Master Grocery List and get everything ready to start cooking. Thankfully, I found a turkey on sale a couple of weeks ago, so I can get started thawing it now.

I wanted to thank everyone who has emailed and messaged me about the Countdown. This is my third year doing it, and it’s starting to feel like a Thanksgiving tradition for our family. How cool is that?

If you missed any of the countdowns, here they all are!

Gratitude Jar Printable

Get out the Bread Machine

Never Fail Pie Crust

Embracing Kitchen Gadgets

Free Coloring Printable

Master Grocery List

Menu Printable

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