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Aaron's Best Whole Turkey

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Duker52 Nov 19, 2008 03:19 PM

Does anyone know if Aaron's Best Whole Turkey is sold anywhere in the DC area? It was rated best by Cooks Illustrated and I'd like to try one.

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    skipper Nov 19, 2008 05:47 PM

    Try the kosher markets in the MD suburbs or ask on the Kosher Board.

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      bnemes3343 Nov 20, 2008 04:54 AM

      I wonder if ATK included Empire in their tests. They are also kosher birds and I know their chickens are really outstanding. I would guess their turkeys are as well. Should be available at kosher stores and Wegman's.

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        skipper Nov 20, 2008 10:14 AM

        As well as McGruders ($1.89/lb last weekend at Kemp Mill), Giant, Shoppers, and the other chain markets.

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          bnemes3343 Nov 20, 2008 10:23 AM

          Really at Giant? That could be great news, as we are traveling down to Northern VA Christmas weekend and I would love to cook an Empire turkey. I could have my daughter buy it in advance. Very hard to find where I am (NJ) Only Wegmans or a kosher place.

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            skipper Nov 20, 2008 05:49 PM

            Giant has frozen Empire turkeys advertised in today's Jewish Week at $2.49/LB and fresh Empire turkeys at $3.19/l, but they may not be available in all stores. Of course, there are at least three Wegman's in Northern VA as well.

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              bnemes3343 Nov 21, 2008 04:10 AM

              Thanks for the info

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