Yield: 1 gallon, enough for 1 medium-large sized bird depending on your container.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Black Truffles, Brine
1tsptruffle shavings or trim
1head of garlichalved lengthwise
1fresh bay leaf
A few sprigs of fresh thyme
Bring all the ingredients to a boil in a large stock pot, then turn off the heat and cool.
Store the brine in an airtight container until needed.
If you're lucky enough to dig fresh truffles from the ground, you may end up with trim from cleaning them or shavings. This is a great way to use truffle pieces that may be gritty, getting old or woody from you hoarding them in the refrigerator, or otherwise difficult to work with.