House Speaker John Boehner releases a video in which he reveals the secret ingredient of his special recipe for ''The Boehner Brine''. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Putting politics aside for the holiday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), released a Thanksgiving-themed video Wednesday, focused on his favorite turkey-day recipe - "The Boehner Brine." According to the Speaker's website, the recipe is as follows: Ingredients: 8 quarts water 6 bay leaves 2 cups Kosher salt 3 tbsp peppercorns 1 head of garlic 16 oz pure maple syrup Bring the brine close to a boil, then let it cool. Put a bag in a five-gallon bucket. Wash the turkey and remove the insides. Put the turkey in the bucket. Pour the brine over to cover the turkey. Keep the turkey submerged. Let it stand overnight in the refrigerator or outside if it is cool enough. After 24 hours, take it out and rinse it off. At that point, it's ready to be cooked.