Turkey Stuffed With Octopus? Crazy Thanksgiving Dishes
Apparently, turkey is not enough for some meat-loving folk come Thanksgiving. The holiday gets even more festive with these crazy meat combinations.
John Madden has sung turducken’s praises. What is it exactly? A deboned chicken stuffed inside of a deboned duck, stuffed inside of a deboned turkey. Decadent!
Exactly as it sounds: bacon-wrapped turkey. This is probably the most sensible item on this list.
This takes the turducken to new heights. It’s made of, you guessed, it: a deboned chicken stuffed inside of a deboned duck stuffed inside of a deboned turkey, and all wrapped in bacon.
Thankfully this monstrosity isn’t a trend, but someone sure tried it. Behold the cthuken: an octopus stuffed inside of a turkey with crab legs on the side and bacon on the top. For why?
In this lovely meat combo, a goose is stuffed with guinea fowl, duck, and turkey breast.
A turkey stuffed with goose, duck, mallard, guinea fowl, chicken, pheasant, partridge, pigeon, and woodcock. Mm, mm, gamey!
17-Bird Royal Roast
Also known as roti sans pareil, this so-called delicacy is a Medieval throwback with one too many ingredients to name. But here are a few: quail, goose, guinea fowl, duck, pheasant…let’s stop there.
Actual gold leaf was utilized in this old roasting technique. To achieve a golden color, saffron butter also did the trick. Saffron used to be one of the most expensive spices available. Talk about showing off!
This dish from the Middle Ages utilized a pig’s upper body and bottoms it out with a capon or a turkey. Too bad it doesn’t look appetizing at all…