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Casual Cooks 101

alphakitty

Deckhand
It must have been a bad cut of meat Barb....that's no fun. :(

I've heard of Turducken...saw someone make on on the Food Channel recently, but I don't like duck, so I doubt I'd like it. Here's some history on the dish for anyone interested:

Turducken is believed to be Cajun in origin, although it may also have originated in eastern Texas or northern Louisiana. While such elaborate layering of whole animals, also known as a farce, from the French word for "stuffing", can be documented well back into the Middle Ages of Europe, some people credit Cajun-creole fusion chef Paul Prudhomme with creating the commerical dish. However, no one has ever verified this claim.

The November 2005 issue of National Geographic magazine in an article by Calvin Trillin traced the American origins of the dish to Maurice, Louisiana, and "Hebert's Specialty Meats", which has been making turduckens since 1985 when a local farmer whose name is lost to history brought in his own birds and asked Hebert's to prepare them in the now-familiar style. The company now sells around 3,300 turduckens a year. They share a friendly rivalry with Paul Prudhomme.

Turducken is generally associated with the "do-it-yourself" outdoor food culture also associated with barbecueing and crawfish boils, although some people now serve them in place of the traditional roasted turkey at the Thanksgiving meal. Turduckens can be prepared at home in the span of 12-16 hours by anybody willing to learn how to remove the bones from poultry, instructions for which can be found on the Internet or in various cookbooks. As their popularity has spread from Louisiana to the rest of the Deep South and beyond, they are also available through some specialty stores in urban areas, or even by mail order.
 

BoHunk

Deckhand
TURDUCKEN (A CHICKEN IN A DUCK IN A TURKEY)

Well...I make this but add a 4th layer....
FOURDUCKIN:...A egg in a game hen...in a duck...in a turkey.
 

BoHunk

Deckhand
you should have made your man a nice dinner this morning...like I did. Rick gets to come home to a wonderful fresh salad, Roast Beef and turnip tips, Potato Croketin, and Pecan Pie....mmmmmmmmm
I must love my man....
 

gottabecruisin

Deckhand
you should have made your man a nice dinner this morning...like I did. Rick gets to come home to a wonderful fresh salad, Roast Beef and turnip tips, Potato Croketin, and Pecan Pie....mmmmmmmmm
I must love my man....

LAst I heard from your husband was that you stepped out to pick up Dinner...:laughalot:
 

gottabecruisin

Deckhand
I figure tonight we'll have pasta and meatballs... then I am gonna lay off the big meals for a few day as we venture towards the cruise and some added weight gain...
 

gottabecruisin

Deckhand
karyn whatcha cooking my honey Rick for dinner tonight,? If it is something good, I'll remember to tell him to turn up the heat for you:laughalot:
 
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