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White Wine Brine

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Ingredients
  Water 1 Quart
  Salt 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 5 Tablespoon
  Whole cloves 3
  Bay leaf 1
  Juniper berries 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Yellow mustard seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Country style spareribs 3 Pound
  Dry white wine 1 Quart (4 Cups)
Directions

Combine all ingredients except wine and meat in 4 quart nonaluminum saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat.
Increase heat to high, cover partially and let boil 3 minutes.
Remove from heat and skim off any foam that has accumulated on surface.
Let cool completely to room temperature.
Strain brine through cheesecloth into 5 quart pottery or stainless steel crock.
Add ribs and wine.
Weight with plate to keep meat submerged in brine.
Let stand in cool place 2 days to cure.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Drink: 
Alcohol

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