Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) prepares for a series of ceremonial swearing-ins with new members of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol November 12, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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Watch and Learn the Boehner Brine

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Move over Top Chef contestants: there is a new contender in town.  

House Speaker John Boehner, who is responsible for cooking his family’s turkey at Thanksgiving, shared his family’s brine recipe with the public in a video released Tuesday.

“Well I decided a number of years ago I would brine a Turkey,” Boehner says in the video. “I found some recipe online, worked on it, tinkered with it [and] over a period of five years I settled in on my current brine.” 

The Speaker then gives viewers a step-by-step video guide on his brine recipe including his secret ingredient: maple syrup. 

Watch to learn “The Boehner Brine” and give it a try for yourself. 

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Watch and Learn the Boehner Brine

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