How do you cook your Thanksgiving turkey?

Sunday, November 13, 2011
I've tried a couple different methods for cooking turkeys, and have been fairly successful with most of them.

But so far nothing has compared to brining my Thanksgiving turkey. Sure, it takes a bit more work and planning, but trust me - it's totally worth it! Plus, with Alton Brown's method (see below) I get a beautiful brown crispy skin on my turkey (which I never got before, even when using the oven bags).

Here's the recipe I use:

Good Eats Roast Turkey

Can 3,449 reviewers be wrong? ;)