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Anywhere to buy a 6-8 lb turkey (e.g., L'il Butterball)?

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fleenshop Dec 21, 2013 03:49 PM

We didn't get our fill of turkey at Thanksgiving, so I want to make one, but not for a crowd. I know that there are 'L'il Butterballs' that are as small as 6 lbs, which would be great to find. Anyone know somewhere that currently has turkeys close to that small, fresh or frozen? I'm not looking for just a turkey breast, or any other variation. I'm in Arlington, and the places I've unsuccessfully called so far are the Arlington and Lexington Stop + Shops and Trader Joe's. Thanks!

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    grant.cook Dec 21, 2013 05:14 PM

    Have you thought about perhaps doing a duck instead? They come smaller..

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      villadeste92 Dec 21, 2013 05:44 PM

      Target offers a small turkey that might suit your needs. Always have had good results with this product.

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        ParisLady Dec 21, 2013 09:08 PM

        I am very surprised that your local Stop and Shop cannot fill your order for a smaller Butterball. How about a Butterball boneless breast? I have ordered them in the past from Stop and Shop and made them into roulade with stuffing.

        1. hotoynoodle Dec 22, 2013 06:55 AM

          have you called whole foods or mayflower poultry?

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            fleenshop Dec 22, 2013 10:07 AM

            Tried calling a Target and a Whole Foods, and neither had one that small. Mayflower's a good thought, and I haven't checked them yet. Thanks for the thoughts so far.

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