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Old 12-12-2008, 03:06 PM   #1
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Has anyone heard of Turducken?

I was just reading a book that mentions Turducken which is a chicken stuffed insided of a duck stuffed inside of a turkey. I guess this is a dish from the south but I have never heard about it. Has anyone fixed it? If so how was it?

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Old 12-12-2008, 03:11 PM   #2
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Turducken

I've heard of it, even seen it offered for sale in a food catalog. I can't imagine what it must taste like...and I sure can't imagine the preparation involved!
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Old 12-12-2008, 03:17 PM   #3
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I've heard of it, too.
And while I like all three separately, I don't think I would like a turducken....
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Old 12-12-2008, 03:29 PM   #4
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A few years ago, I placed an order for a Turducken. I then found out the shipping was $60!! As much as the bird!

I quickly called and they were nice enough to cancel. To this day, I've never tried it, but would love to.
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Old 12-12-2008, 03:43 PM   #5
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I've known of it for quite a few years. I think the first time I learned of it was on an old, old Martha Stewart TV episode.

Not too recently I think I saw someone on the Food Network prepare one and, yes, it's rather involved.

I'd like to try it. Sounds interesting.
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Old 12-12-2008, 04:18 PM   #6
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Paul Prudhomme, a Cajun Chef, created the turducken recipe. I've never eaten it although I see it in the stores now and then around the holidays. The stores bring it in and keep it frozen
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Old 12-12-2008, 04:19 PM   #7
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I saw on food network once, where they flattened out the meat (I think breasts and loins) from each bird and then roasted it all together, served with corn bread pudding. It looked a lot easier and I think they did it in 45 minutes (it was on next food network star as a challenge. I cant find it though.
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Old 12-12-2008, 04:26 PM   #8
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Here's a recipe.

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Old 12-12-2008, 05:01 PM   #9
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The hardest part of making one is the process of completely deboning a chicken and a duck, and partially deboning the turkey. You leave the drumstick bones in for presentation purposes.

Then you make three different stuffings and use one to stuff each bird. Then you wrap them all together and bake for a very long time. You need a big crowd to justify buying or making one.
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Old 12-12-2008, 05:25 PM   #10
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I saw Paula Deen make one on her show last year for either Thanksgiving or Christmas. Most interesting. But the first place I actually heard the term is in the holistic dog food we were trying awhile back to compensate for the allergies our pets have LOL!!!!
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