1 pkg. (2 1/2 lb.) frozen turkey drumsticks, defrosted
1 c. barbeque sauce
1/2 c. beer
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
Arrange turkey in baking dish. Mix barbeque sauce, beer, salt and pepper. Pour over drumsticks. Cover tightly and microwave on high 10 minutes.Turn drumsticks over. Cover tightly and microwave on medium for 25 minutes. Turn drumsticks again and cover. Microwave until meat feels very soft when pressed, 25-40 minutes.
Holiday Turkey with Cranberry-Beer Dressing Recipe
Historically, brine is a solution of sea salt, to which is added sugar and aromatics.
Master chefs on large estates created these brine solutions to preserve meats for extended periods, much like villagers did with smoked meats or salted fish. Brining awakens flavors in turkey, and allows spices to penetrate the fleshy parts of the bird. As an old-fashioned Thanksgiving tradition, brining the bird in cranberry and beer is a treat that will gain a memorable place in the halls of Holiday lore.
Without intent, I have collected well over 1,000 beer bottles since the early 70s. When something finally had to be done about the cheap paneling in this old modular, I had a choice. Tear down the walls while, oh, so carefully, replacing the often rotted 1X3s. Or: cover them with… The Bottle Collection.