The night before roasting, remove giblets and turkey neck; rinse turkey inside and out. In large stock pot or 5 gallon bucket, mix water with remaining ingredients. Stir well until salt is dissolved. Place turkey in the pot. Cover with a lid and refrigerate overnight or at least 8 hours. Remove turkey from the brine, rinsing well. Roast in roasting pan according to turkey package instructions.
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