Here is a quick recipe if you have some butter, herbs and apple cider lying around!
[recipe title="Turkey Cider Butter Baste" servings="4" time="1 hour" difficulty="easy"]
- 2 cups of apple cider
- 1 1/2 sticks of butter
- zest of one lemon and a squeeze of fresh juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tbsp of fresh herbs (poultry blend) I used rosemary, sage and thyme
Boil your apple cider in sauce pan till reduced to 1/2 cup. Add your butter, zest, juice, salt and pepper, and fresh herbs.
Stir till butter is melted and incorporated into the sauce. Chill till ready to use.
I slather this stuff under the skin of the turkey, on top and brush some in the cavity of the bird before I stuff it! Yum the flavor is heavenly!!