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Nov 11, 2008 07:45 AM

where to buy a whole Goose?

Hello, I have a question, where is the best place to buy a goose for Thanksgiving or Xmas, would prefer fresh, but a good quality Frozen would do

No problem about travel within 50 miles of Boston

Thanks have a great Thanks giving

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  1. I'm sure one of the meat purveyors that do cash and carry might be able to procure one for you. Try Dole & Bailey in Woburn, Cambridge Packing in Southie or FB Packing in Southie.

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      1. Wilson Farms in Lexington has them for the holidays and you can call to pre-reserve one. We had one for the holidays last year and it was really good, as was the leftover fat that we froze and used to make a number of meals more decadent in the following months!

        1. I've gotten mine for Christmas for the past couple of years at the Whole Foods in Framingham. I don't remember seeing Goose before Thanksgiving, though.

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          1. re: honestcuisine

            I've also bought goose at Whole Foods (Brighton), but it was for a Xmas dinner so maybe they only carry them at holiday time.

          2. Saw them yesterday in the freezer case near the deli counter at Somerville Market Basket. Savenor's either downtown or Cambridge would probably be able to help you too.

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            1. re: Parsnipity

              parsnipity, th so much for posting this. i purchased one at somerville Mkt Basket today; only $4 lb compared to $6+ lb. elsewhere AND it's wrapper says "Free Range". yay!

              1. re: opinionatedchef

                13 lb goose, same price 12/09 as 12/08 at Somville MB. brined 2 days, smoked 8 hrs. YES!!