The case against brining: Why this Thanksgiving trend is overrated

Are you prepping the Thanksgiving turkey yet? Before you start brining the bird, watch New York Times food editor Sam Sifton make the case against brining.

Watch the full episode to hear all of Sifton’s Thanksgiving tips before you start planning for America’s longest-running dinner tradition.

Want more SalonTV food content? Check out Manny Howard’s interview with chef Carla Hall and James Beard Award winner and star of the Netlix show “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” Samin Nosrat

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