Taking A Stand Against Thanksgiving Turkey
You Should Be Eating Duck
Turkey is the worst. Why it has become the all-American method of holiday eating, I will never know. Even sticking strictly to the poultry family, the other options are all vast improvements over dry-ass turkeys. My personal poultry favorite: a fat-laden, juicy, crispy-skinned duck mm mmmm.
This year I was all set to boycott turkey eating yet again, settling in to knosh on an entire box of stuffing by myself and pass out on the couch. But then a friend confided that they had nowhere to go and bing bang boom, a full feast was planned. And so today: FOUR HOURS of prep, two people, two ducks, seven dishes.
Root vegetable gratin, milk-free w/ rutabega, sweet potato, parsnip
Baby bella mushrooms stuffed w/ pork and walnuts
Mashed red potatoes w/ skins and yogurt
Homemade duck gravy
Garlic green beans
Trader Joe’s gluten-free stuffing plus fresh herbs/celery/onions/duck broth
Take a gander (get it??)