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DiPaolo Turkey Still at Boro Hall Greenmarket?

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LED Oct 31, 2007 07:43 PM

I'm starrting to plan my Thanksgiving dinner, and I remember getting a turkey breast from DiPaolo at the Borough Hall Greenmarket a couple of years ago. Does anyone know if they still come on Saturdays? If they don't, any suggestions on where to get a good turkey breast? I'd prefer not to cook a whole turkey for just four people. Dines Farmes told me they are doing only whole birds this year.

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    bebevonbernstein RE: LED Nov 1, 2007 04:03 AM

    Am not sure if it's DiPaolo, but there is a turkey purveyor at he GAP greenmarket on Saturdays. Have only bought sausage from them, so don't know whether they do breast or not.

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      elecsheep9 RE: bebevonbernstein Nov 1, 2007 05:28 AM

      Bebe is correct: DiPaolo Turkey has a stall at the Saturday green market at Grand Army Plaza (trust me -- I live about 100 yards from GAP.

      I love their turkey sausage, but have never actually gotten turkey breast from them. May have to try.

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      bladerobbins RE: LED Nov 1, 2007 11:28 AM

      DiPaolo is also at Borough Hall on Saturdays. They have smoked turkey breast to die for...

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        financialdistrictresident RE: bladerobbins Nov 3, 2007 02:00 AM

        Their smoked duck and black bean and pheasant soup are also very good.

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        bebevonbernstein RE: LED Nov 1, 2007 12:20 PM

        BTW, if you're doing a turkey breast? I brined one per Alton Brown's recipe and it came out really, really well.

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          LED RE: bebevonbernstein Nov 1, 2007 05:25 PM

          Thanks for the tip. I've always been intimidated by brining, but since I'm just doing a breast this year perhaps I will give it a try.

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            bebevonbernstein RE: LED Nov 2, 2007 04:59 AM

            It's very easy to do with a breast (basically you dump a bunch of ingredients in a bowl, throw the breast in, and let it sit in the frig for a while) -- and it really made a great turkey (you'll find lots on it, I think,if you do a search on the boards here), with leftovers that were anything but dry (I don't do gravy, and it never needed any).

        2. lambretta76 RE: LED Nov 3, 2007 04:17 PM

          We ordered our bird today and noted that they have turkey breasts for order on the same form. The pickup date will be Saturday, November 17, FYI.

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            time2eat RE: lambretta76 Nov 10, 2007 01:47 PM

            Do you know if they have a website or the number to call and order? I tried searching online but no luck. Also, how much were they per pound? Thanks.

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              Mike R. RE: time2eat Nov 11, 2007 07:07 PM

              $2.49 a pound, price quoted at Union Square.

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