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       Title: Brine For Roasted Chicken
  Categories: New import
       Yield: 4 servings
       3    Lemons, cut in half
       1 c  Kosher salt
     3/4 c  Brown sugar
     1/3 c  Garlic, crushed
       3    Bay leaves
     1/4 c  Whole black peppercorns
       5    Jalapenos, split and seeded
       1 tb Dried basil
       1 tb Dried oregano
       1 tb Dried thyme
       1 ga Cold water
   Place all ingredients together in container big enough to hold whole
   chicken and mix well. Rinse whole roasting chicken, be sure to remove
   giblets and any loose parts from cavity. Submerge in brine for 18 to
   24 hours, refrigerated. Roast according to usual method.