KILLER CRANAPPLE TURKEY
1 turkey breast roast
1/2 gallon cranapple juice
1/2 cup salt
1 tablespoon rosemary
1 tablespoon sweet basil
1 12-oz honey bear
TWO DAYS BEFORE YOU WISH TO SERVE: Start thawing turkey breast
TWENTY FOUR HOURS PRIOR TO COOKING: Place thawed turkey breast, salt, rosemary, and sweet basil in a one gallon zip lock bag. Add Cranapple juice to fill. Seal bag and agitate to move and mix spices over roast. Place bag in refrigerator, turning occasionally to spread the spice mixture around.
ONE HOUR BEFORE COOKING: Remove roast from marinade leaving as much spice as possible on roast. Let roast “air dry” until cooking.
Cook roast as you prefer (it just ain’t the same if you don’t smoke it) until a meat thermometer indicates an internal temperature of one hundred and sixty degrees. Coat the roast with honey. Continue coating with honey every twenty to thirty minutes until the thermometer reads one hundred and eighty degrees. Remove roast from heat and let sit for fifteen to thirty minutes. When you remove the “net” from the roast, most of the spice should “hop off” leaving a nice checkered pattern.