onions, any kind, medium, sliced
plump cloves garlic, sliced in half
1In a large saucepan over medium high heat, combine onion, vinegar,garlic and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes.
2While brine is simmering, prepare brats by piercing each one all over six to eight times with a fork.
3Place bratwurst in the simmering water. Cover and continue to simmer 20 minutes. Do not boil.
4Remove brats. Grill or pan-fry immediately or refrigerate for up to two days.
try serving with Rosemary Bacon Kraut