(Closed) How do you like your turkey?

posted 7 years ago in Food
  • poll: How do you like your turkey?
    fried : (19 votes)
    17 %
    roasted : (75 votes)
    68 %
    smoked (bbq) : (3 votes)
    3 %
    other : (6 votes)
    5 %
    I don't like turkey : (8 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    6394 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I like it thinly sliced as deli meat, but I can just never get into Thanksgiving turkey for some reason.

    Post # 4
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    2397 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Brined, covered in butter, and roasted 🙂

    I’ve never had fried turkey before, but I hear it’s amazing!

    Post # 6
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    786 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Roasted and drowned in gravy on my plate. Divine.

    Post # 7
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    1556 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We did fried last year and it was really really good.  I think it is my new favorite, but I still like it roasted too.

    Post # 8
    Member
    169 posts
    Blushing bee

    No one does fried turkey out here because there simply isn’t the space for it (I live in the land of large houses on tiny properties). If/when I visit my family in the midwest we get fried turkey! We roast our turkey for our immediate family’s Thanksgiving but my extended family usually cooks it on the BBQ. For both of my guy’s Thanksgivings we eat a roasted turkey, also. 

     

    PS. Can you tell I have a million Thanksgivings to go to every year??

    Post # 9
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    7771 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Yum.  When I was little I liked it cold the next day with mayonaise. 

    Post # 11
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    3613 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    In any way that doesn’t involve a dumb joke about my heritage. (As in “You’re from Turkey? You must eat a lot of turkey…Hahaha” and 500 other stupid variations of the same thing. )

    Post # 13
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I always like sides better than the turkey itself; we usually have a fried one and a roasted one and they are about the same to me.  FI SWEARS  fried turkey is better tho.

    Post # 14
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    617 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I have never had fried turkey but have heard nothing but good things about it.  I love my turkey brined and roasted.  Fi’s mother makes the best roasted turkey that is super juicy.  She only makes a breast so I think that must be why.   

    Post # 15
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    3613 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    @trugem: Even more annoying is the fact that everyone who makes it thinks it’s SO original and funny. I’ve even had it used on me as a pick-up line before (where is the eye-roll icon when you need one?)

    For the record, 1. The country is even’t called Turkey in our language 2. Not my fault the English decided to call it that 3. Actually we don’t eat turkey at all back home 4. Aside all this, I like my turkey bestas a deli meat, in a sandwich with mustard and mayo.

    Post # 16
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    10288 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Fried turkey is AMAZING! I’ve only had it once but I absolutely loved it. Then people started setting their houses on fire so my FIL’s decided to put the kibosh on that. Every year since we’ve had it roasted and its nowhere near as good. 

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