Do you really like to eat turkey at Thanksgiving

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  1. horneyoldguy

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    With Thanksgiving in a couple of days, how many will be eating turkey and enjoying it.

    For me I wold prefer to eat something else - I don't really like turkey - it is always cooked too dry and then puts me to sleep.

    Lasagna would be nice.
     
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    I eat turkey because is usually what is ofter when i go with my family
     
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    Do you like it or do you just eat it to be polite.
     
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    Turkey is part of our Thanksgiving culture at this point. But my family always has a ham at the ready for those that don't want the bird.

    Christmas is a whole different story. We don't bother with turkey then. We have a Christmas goose.
     
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    I think turkey is delicious, and I haven't cooked a "dry" one in many, many years.
     
  6. Northland

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    I have never liked turkey and have no intention of eating it this year. Most years I get together with some friends and we have a choice of chicken, fish or hamburger as well as potatoes and vegetables. No turkey is anywhere in sight. The only good think about Thanksgiving...well now, there are actually two things... mincemeat pie and the approaching Christmas season which means boxes and boxes of those delicious pfeffernusse cookies which I so delight in!
     
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    I love Turkey!
     
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    Love Turkey anytime of the year and you have to have it with cranberry sauce..yumm
     
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    Whether it's turkey or chicken....I prefer dark meat.

    As for all the other stuff, I just eat favorites....if you're going to have the extra calories, Make Them Count and only eat what you really like from what's there.

    I like:
    dark meat
    sweet potato casserole
    cornbread dressing (traditional....not with fruit or nuts added...but don't mind a little chopped turkey liver added)

    pumpkin pie
     
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    Turkey works and in the spirit of the holiday, am thankful for it. My mom on occasion has switched the traditional turkey for the Italian cuisine. She went nuts one year for family and guests, appetizers, bruschetta, cheeses, Italian wedding soup and so on, then we had home made Lasagna, gnochi, ziti, rigatoni, Angel hair spaghetti for pasta selections. For meat dishes, Italian sausages, Meatballs, calamari, scallops and mussels, even tuna in the red sauces. Add that pork loin roll that has the stuffing mix inside it and I was in heaven. Of course, garlic bread too. I ate way too much, it went in easy, but plate after plate of sampling took it's toll. In the aftermath, all I could do was lay on a bed with my belt and top of my pants unbuttoned and try to let all that food settle.
     
  11. whatireallywant

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    Yes, I like turkey... I like all the traditional Thanksgiving foods! :smile:
     
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    I eat it to be polite. I only eat the brown meat anyhow. It kinda bores me... and gets stuck in my braces.
     
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    The grocery store gives you a 20+Lb turkey free with a hundred dollar purchase, it is hard to pass up, once a year. I like and cook all the traditional dishes. I have never had a turkey come out dry.
     
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    Being a vegetarian, I don't eat Turkey. Mom usually makes lasagna for me and I just eat all the traditional sides....
     
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    I prefer to have some hot looking guy on my bed spread eagle and i eat his ass instead of turkey.
     
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    Not a big fan of turkey, either. Hot turkey&gravy sammiches can be good, though. Chicken, ostrich or duck is all better.
     
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    What does ostrich taste like? I had an ostrich scrambled egg many years ago before. What does the meat taste like?
     
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    I don't like turkey, I tend to avoid it.

    I'm cooking a duck for Thanksgiving this year.

    Now I wouldn't mind trying a turducken... but they're pretty expensive.
     
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    Ostrich meat is great. It's a red meat, so it tastes more similar to beef than chicken, and it's also really healthy and lean, but it's juicy, not dry like buffalo meat. It's leaner and healthier than beef, chicken, even turkey.
     
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    To each his own, my near NIC ... but I have never found buffalo meat dry.
    Very tender, in fact ... with low fat and twice the protein of beef.
     
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