Fresh cranberry sauce is a classic accompaniment to Thanksgiving day turkey, but this delicious little side could pair nicely with almost any savory meat dish. The sweet and acidic flavors provide a lovely contrast with the rich umami flavors in roasted meats such as pork or beef as well as a rich fatty fish such as trout or salmon.
If, like me, you have chosen to brine your turkey this year you’re in luck because you’re about 3 hours away from some serious, melt your face flavor.
But wait! Before you can indulge in this face melting experience you have one more step! Follow this recipe to roast your brined turkey and prepare yourself for insane deliciousness.
Friends, I’d like to warn you that due to the nature of this post it will be in progress and updated with additional pictures over the next 4 days.
This year I have opted to brine a turkey. This process involves soaking the turkey in a salt water solution that can also include other adjunct flavorings. The result is an incredibly flavorful and moist bird.