In a large pot over medium heat, combine water, salt, brown sugar, paprika, thyme, sage, onion powder, and garlic powder. Keep over heat until sugar and salt is dissolved.
Smoky Turkey Legs
Smoke your own delicious turkey legs. With a rub of choice and an overnight brine, they are easy to make.
Cool brine with ice or in the refrigerator.
Submerge turkey, place in fridge, and let rest overnight.
Remove turkey and rinse. Pat dry and rub with olive oil.
Work a turkey dry rub of choice into meat.
Preheat smoker and set to 225°F. Add wood chips and place turkey in smoker. Let smoke for 4 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Remove, let rest about ten minutes and enjoy.