Smoked Turkey Brine

1 Cup Kosher Salt

1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar

1 Gallon Vegetable Stock

1 Tbsp Black Peppercorns

1 1/2 Tsp Allspice Berries

1 1/2 Tsp Candied Ginger (chopped)

1 Gallon Heavily Iced Water


Combine the vegetable stock, salt, brown sugar, peppercorns, allspice berries, and candied ginger in a large stockpot over medium-high heat.

Stir occasionally to dissolve solids and bring to a boil.

Then remove the brine from the heat, cool to room temperature, and refrigerate.