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Nov 15, 2010 07:10 AM

Turducken and toufurkey in RI?

Think it was last year my mother heard about Turducken. Since then we've been trying to find places that might carry it. I know it's southern, so does anyone know any cajun markets or any market that carries frozen ready to thaw and cook or ready to cook still frozen in Rhode Island?

She'd also like to know where to find toufurkey.

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  1. Tofurkey is sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joes, and probably most natural food stores.

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    1. re: coastalgypsy

      thank you, just hope it doesn't cross my table...hmm now if only we can find the turducken....

      1. re: Grendal

        I'm vegetarian, not a fan of Tofurkey though - if your mother goes to Whole Foods, they have a few other tastier looking vegetarian options for a Thanksgiving vegetarian entree. It's nice that she's including one for those who don't eat turkey... wish most families did that!

        1. re: coastalgypsy

          Lifelong veggie here and agree- Tofurkey is pretty gross. If we're going the fake meat route, I prefer a simple Quorn roast. They taste so much better and are soooooo much less expensive. They are found at Stop and Shop.

          1. re: invinotheresverde

            I've seen quorn roasts at stop and shop, but I like I've never gotten them. still looking for turducken....seems too much work to make my own.

              1. re: chefjohn

                Thank you, their getting them in this weekend, I'll have to get it shipped, lack a drivers licence and my girl don't drive over bridges.

            1. re: invinotheresverde

              Gotta defend Tofurkey. My family has enjoyed this product for years. The trick is a nice glaze, very thin slices and good gravy. Can't undrstand why anyone would consider it gross. My son, who is a sometime vegetarian has always preferred this to turkey.

              As for Quorn, I'll take tofu and vital wheat gluten as main ingredients any time over fungus.

              1. re: Joltingjoey

                Guess it's just a personal preference. I find Tofurkey rubbery and flavorless.

      2. Whole Foods in Cranston will put together a turducken for you. We ordered one last year from them and it was great. Pricey but I guess that is to be expected when you want birds stuffed inside other birds.

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        1. re: snowpuck

          There's bunches of on-line sources if you Google. And some are relatively inexpensive at around $65 delivered....

          1. re: CapeCodGuy

            yeah, but no way of ordering offline, no credit, debit checking or paypal account....

            thank you snowpuck, going to get the turducken from there, their much closer then clements.

        2. The Hannaford supermarket chain has had Turducken in the past - worth a call, if you can get to Taunton or Easton. Neither are too far off a highway, but, I understand about Rhode Islanders and driving... :)

          1. This is late, but for future reference, they had turducken at the Walmart in Coventry, RI for around $40. Can't comment on how it tastes, though.


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            1. re: lslao

              ended up getting it from whole foods in cranston for 85....oyster sausage stuffing...It was very good, didn't nearly take 9 hours to bake in the oven as I had been lead to believe. If anyone gets a turducken, you need an instant read meat thermometer, jab that fat bird in the thickest part of the leg, away from the bones, grizzel and tendons. It's good to go at 165, thought mine read 170. Was still moist and juicey...also NO GLAZING WITH A ROASTING BAG, it melted the roasting bag.