Brine

Recipe courtesy Tink Pinkard
Show: Man Fire Food Episode: Roasting and Ranching in Texas
TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 20 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: 1 hr
Cook: 5 min
YIELD: 3 gallons
LEVEL: Easy

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Directions

Combine the salt, sugar and 1 gallon water in an 8-quart pot. Bring to a slow boil and cook until thoroughly mixed together and no solids are left at the bottom of the pot. Stir in the molasses, pepper flakes, vinegar, allspice, bay leaves and cloves, then remove from the heat and let the brine cool completely.

Transfer to a 16-quart container and add 2 gallons of cold water. Mix until well combined.

Notes

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.
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