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A friend posted this elsewhere...

So, for awhile now I've been sorta obsessed with the turducken. Its a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken with two kinds of stuffing. A complete gastric monstrosity, it takes 12 hours to cook and even longer to prepare. Many people believe it had its start in the south in the late 80's created by Louisiana Chef Paul Prudhomme, but upon digging you find the similarities with the turducken and a similar dish the turkey royale from Europe make it more likely an American apprpriation. Since its meteoric rise to fame in the early 90's it has since gone through other interesting variations such as the pigturducken and in South Africa the ostritchturducken.

Nevertheless, every xmas and thanksgiving I've always spent the week prior thinking "THIS will be the year. This will be the year I make a turducken!" But it always fizzles out. Partly due to the labour, partly due to the cost (making one right could run you up to $100), but mostly because the thing is a monster feeding 20 people.

Living in Vancouver has made the prospect even more unlikely seeing as everyones a freaking hippy and those that arent vegetarian/vegan/lacto-octo would still insist on organic free range everything, as if the process werent hard enough.

So, although it saddens me to say it, this thanksgiving year will be no different.

But one day, mark my words, the turducken will be mine.


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Originally posted by C-NiCE
Deep fried Turducken.

Now that is something to shoot for!
one of my friends did that....in a huge drum...outside in his garage....worked out amazing from what he said.....


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also, i want a pigturducken..

chan clan, i propose a night of beer and foodstuffery. make it happen.

Chicago Kid

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Crazy, my bro wants to buy or cook some for Monday's feast. This is the fucking sensation that's sweeping the nation.


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hhmmm what if you started and stuffed as so......

boiled egg>cornish game hen>chicken>duck>turkey>pig>sheep>goat>cow> water buffalo...

what would that be called?

edit: a disaster...
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the saudi's one up the turducken

Stuffed Camel

1 whole camel, medium size
1 whole lamb, large size
20 whole chickens, medium size
60 eggs
12 kilos rice
2 kilos pine nuts
2 kilos almonds
1 kilo pistachio nuts
110 gallons water
5 pounds black pepper
Salt to taste

Skin, trim and clean camel (once you get over the hump), lamb and chicken. Boil until tender. Cook rice until fluffy. Fry nuts until brown and mix with rice. Hard boil eggs and peel. Stuff cooked chickens with hard boiled eggs and rice. Stuff the cooked lamb with stuffed chickens. Add more rice. Stuff the camel with the stuffed lamb and add rest of rice. Broil over large charcoal pit until brown. Spread any remaining rice on large tray and place camel on top of rice. Decorate with boiled eggs and nuts. Serves friendly crowd of 80-100.