Articles Tagged: Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whisky

Bourbon Brined Turkey Breast with Gravy

Ingredients:

    1 whole turkey breast, 6-8 lbs. Brined in Bourbon Brine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup Maker’s Mark Bourbon ¼ cup cider vinegar ½ cup apple juice 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, minced ½ lb slab bacon, cut into ¼-inch thick pieces 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into ½-inch thick pieces 1 head fennel, cut into ¼-inch thick slices vertically 1 large red onion,
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Maker’s Mark Bourbon Turkey Gravy

A little more involved than our basic bourbon gravy, but worth the effort

Ingredients:

    6 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 pieces turkey wings, chopped into 2-inch pieces 1 onion, minced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 bay leaf 1 sprig thyme 1 sprig sage ¼ cup flour ¼ cup Maker’s Mark Bourbon ½ cup red wine 3 cups chicken or turkey stock 1 tablespoon brown sugar Splash red wine vinegar, to taste Salt and pepper, to taste
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Bourbon Brine

This brine is meant for a turkey breast, but you can also use it for chicken and pork.

Ingredients:
 
½ cup Maker’s Mark Bourbon
1 cup kosher salt
1 cup sugar
6 cups water
1 piece cinnamon stick
10 pieces allspice berries
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
5 cloves garlic, crushed
2 bay leaves
1 sprig thyme
1 whole turkey breast, 6-8 lbs

Instructions:

1. Combine everything except the turkey breast in a large pot. Bring … Read more