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ardnaxela Oct 27, 2006 04:27 PM

Planning on ordering a turkey rather than cook my own for Thanksgiving. Anyone have any places to recommend in Brooklyn from which I could order a good already cooked bird, preferably a happy bird (free-range, organic) or a smoked bird? Thanks.

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    jakeyd Oct 27, 2006 06:32 PM

    Waterfront Alehouse sells smoked turkeys for Thanksgiving

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      Fleur Oct 28, 2006 06:02 AM

      Although not in Brooklyn, the best smoked turkey in the universe comes from GREENBERG'S TURKEYS in Tyler Texas. We were blown away by the deliciousness. http://www.gobblegobble.com/

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        Hanh Nov 20, 2006 12:20 AM

        This reply is the same as the other.

        Tastes like the State Fair's turkey leg. Usually I love the State Fair's turkey leg. It's pretty awesome. Other than that I think Greenberg's Turkey isn't original.

        Mine was a bit dry probably because I didn't brown the turkey right. Overall, I didn't like it. The flavor of the meat was marinated probably with just salt. I think I'll just wait until the next State Fair to enjoy my turkey off the grill. =]

        However, if you never had smoked turkey, you should go ahead and order from Greenberg.

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        lapluma Feb 3, 2007 12:33 PM

        Greenberg's is one of the best mail-order foods I"ve ever had. They are reliable, and delicious. When you've finished, if you save all your trimmings, bones, etc. you can make a strong stock that can be used, diluted, to make soups ordinarily make with ham. Skim the fat, chop some of the turkey meat and have a fat-free split-pea soup that can't be beat.

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