My apologies to you if you are getting tired of pomegranate related recipes. Because of the POM Wonderful Dinner Party extravaganza I ended up changing posting schedules to make Pomegranate Week 2010 to last week. Believe or not this recipe has been waiting for a year to be published! I made this turkey last year to get myself slightly ahead this year because I was planning on actually posting two turkey recipes.
One of the many awesome cooking techniques that I learned during my Pro Cooking Course was the concept of brining. The most simplistic brine is made with water and salt. However, adding herbs and/or spices is also common as they add a whole different level of flavor to your poultry. Brining will assure that your poultry is first and foremost moist but also flavorful. Since this week those of us who live in United States will be celebrating Thanksgiving