Chicken vs. turkey

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NYNM
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Chicken vs. turkey - Mon, 11/20/06 11:40 AM
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With Thanksgiving coming, I was wondering, how much do you think chicken and turkey are alike? Would you substitute one for the other in recipes? Some recipes? Why or why not?

MandalayVA
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RE: Chicken vs. turkey - Mon, 11/20/06 6:01 PM
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To me turkey has an entirely different taste from chicken. It also has a different texture; to me it's more stringy. Perhaps in a dish that has a lot of sauce you might be able to get away with it, but if I ate it I'd notice since I love chicken and loathe turkey.

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RE: Chicken vs. turkey - Mon, 11/20/06 6:55 PM
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I am still looking for some turkey wings so I can make some turkey hot wings.
I do think turkey and chicken are way different, like Mandalay said.

I do love smoked turkey. Sunday House makes a good one! One year we had a local BBQ place smoke a turkey for thanksgiving, and just for back up bought a Sunday House. Hmmm, Sunday House was the best.
Joe

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RE: Chicken vs. turkey - Wed, 11/29/06 7:58 PM
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I love chicken, and hate turkey.
It would be a no brainer for me.
I dont do turkey. (unless I am trying to be polite, like the other day when my boss brought me some)
Unless it is a ""fresh"" white meat sandwich, and you know thats a rareity for a city girl.
Even then,--thats pushing it for me.
Lat time I had fresh turkey was at my Aunts farm back in 1994.
(they have turkeys running rampant on their farm)--