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Turducken


Turducken is a unique variation of preparing a Thanksgiving bird. Its origin is not clear, but it is thought to have Cajun-Creole roots and has been traced to Louisiana history. A turducken is a partially boned turkey stuffed with a boned duck, then stuffed with a boned chicken. Layers of stuffing, spicy and flavorful, are spread between each bird. The three meats making up the turducken tend to make this option more expensive-and certainly complicated-than meals involving a single bird.

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