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shoelace Nov 19, 2013 01:29 PM

in past years ive gotten mine at trader joes, i think they were repackaged empire

has anyone seen them yet? if yes, how much per lb?

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    Moishefrompardes RE: shoelace Nov 19, 2013 02:05 PM

    get a grow & behold.

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      cappucino RE: Moishefrompardes Nov 19, 2013 02:38 PM

      What is that?

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        shoelace RE: cappucino Nov 19, 2013 02:44 PM

        http://www.growandbehold.com/index.php

        best chicken ive ever had, super super juicy- and they arrive super clean BUT- expensive

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          tamarw RE: shoelace Nov 19, 2013 03:38 PM

          For the same price of a raw Grow and Behold, you can get a fully smoked turkey from here: http://up-in-smoke-kosher-texas-bbq.m...

          btw, to answer your question, yes, they are $2.49/lb. And they are in stores (they started carrying them on 11/17)

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            queenscook RE: tamarw Nov 19, 2013 04:13 PM

            With all due respect to Wandering Que & Ari, whom I respect greatly (to wit, I have taken his BBQ class AND used him to cater a kiddush), you aren't really comparing apples to apples.

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              tamarw RE: queenscook Nov 19, 2013 05:06 PM

              Nope, I wasn't trying to :)

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              shoelace RE: tamarw Nov 20, 2013 07:24 AM

              though i am also a huge ari follower, im not a huge fan of smoked turkey- i did think about ordering from him, but the thought of having turkey other than my moms put my nieces and nephews into a bit of a panic

              as a side note, grow and behold is definitely worth the money- that being said, you still have to be able to afford it, but the quality is incredible

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          shoelace RE: Moishefrompardes Nov 19, 2013 02:40 PM

          i am a big grow and behold fan, and have purchased chickens and sausages from them multiple size

          that being said, we go through 2 15lb turkeys, plus a ton of other meat stuff- i cant afford to do that through grow and behold

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          EllieS RE: shoelace Nov 19, 2013 02:26 PM

          According to Trader Joe's they will be having them again and they are $2.49/lb. Not sure if they are in stores yet, your best bet is to call your local store and ask (the ones I have been to in NYC in recent years have sold out quickly some days).

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            bagelman01 RE: EllieS Nov 19, 2013 05:42 PM

            Most major supermarkets will match competitor's prices. Stop and Shop here will honor the Trader Joe's price

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              shoelace RE: bagelman01 Nov 20, 2013 07:20 AM

              only if its in a printed advertisement, in my experience

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              GilaB RE: EllieS Nov 20, 2013 06:30 AM

              I was in the Trader Joe's at 72nd and Broadway last night, and they had kosher turkeys. They were definitely $2-something/pound, but I am not in the market for one, and didn't look closely.

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                shoelace RE: GilaB Nov 20, 2013 07:19 AM

                2 something a lb is a close enough guess, specially bc its manhattan, which means, when they come in, queens/long island, will be the same price or less

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                shoelace RE: EllieS Nov 20, 2013 07:20 AM

                oh, i have, to a couple of different stores, they keep telling me, not to worry that theyll be in stock

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                  njkosher RE: shoelace Nov 20, 2013 07:26 AM

                  Shoprite in West Orange & Livingston, NJ have the Empire at $3.29 a lb. if you spent $400 after Oct 20, you are supposed to get $1.49 off for the kosher Turkeys, bit it seemed they programmed the computers so that even the kosher ones were free.

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                EllieS RE: shoelace Nov 20, 2013 05:46 PM

                I went into Pomegranate in Brooklyn since they were advertising having turduckens. Since I was curious I went over to the meat counter and asked how much they are. The answer: a raw one is $350. I was afraid to find out how much a fully cooked one is. Makes the Grow and Behold one seems positively reasonable doesn't it?

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                  sharonfl RE: EllieS Nov 20, 2013 06:44 PM

                  They take forever to cook too!

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