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    Container for wet brine?

    Hello all! I’m going to be smoking an 11lb raw ham for Christmas and the recipe I’m following requires an over night wet brine, I can’t find a Brine bucket around these parts any suggestions on what to use? I’m thinking find a large food safe crockpot bag maybe and line a 5 gallon bucket??? Thanks for any tips

    #2
    Just purchased the 22 qt briner bucket for 26$ with coupon on Bed bath and beyond! Hope it gets here in time!

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      #3
      Zip lock makes 10 gallon bags. I think they are called 4x Stand and Fill. I have used these before. Fill it, seal it and put it in a cooler with ice.

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      • bbqLuv
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        13-gal trash bags work, I Just bag it.

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      I brined my 14lb turkey in a kitchen garage bag inside a new bucket from Lowes. Worked beautifully.

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      • JCBBQ
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        Panhead John “Chhhhyna”

      • bmillin
        bmillin commented
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        I recommend the unscented kitchen bags. Actually I don't recommend kitchen bags at all.

      • bbqLuv
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        Panhead John, try looking for garbage bags in the dumpster out back.
        There are plenty in the tented homeless camps in the city parks along most sidewalks.

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