"The greatest poultry I've ever had was in France, where it's dry-brined to concentrate the flavor," says Frank Stitt.

Christina Holmes

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November 12, 2015

If you are in charge of the turkey this Thanksgiving, you’re probably waking up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat with visions of a dry, flavorless bird haunting your dreams. Lucky for you, F&W Test Kitchen’s whiz and Thanksgiving tipster Justin Chapple has a secret weapon to ensure success. In this episode of Mad Genius Tips, he reveals how to keep your turkey super-juicy with a buttery cheesecloth basting blanket. All you need is cheesecloth, seasoned butter and patience.