How many of you knew Geese taste like...

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by NYRIR, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ....Turkey! Or did mine have some twisted and strange flavor? I was just surprised at how close to turkey it tasted! It was good though! [​IMG]
     
  2. bwmichaud

    bwmichaud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I've never had goose that tasted anything even remotely like turkey. That's strange.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Like VERY rich turkey meat, though. Not just your grocery turkey.
     
  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Not like all the turkey, but duck and goose taste a lot like the back oyster of a turkey.

    I wouldn't generally compare the flavor to turkey, though.
     
  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Turkey tastes like turkey.
    Goose tastes like goose.
    Duck tastes like duck.
    Chick tastes like chicken.
    Frog tastes like chicken.
    Snake tastes like chicken.
    Alligator tastes like chicken.
    Rabbit tastes like chicken.
    Squab tastes like chicken.
    et. al.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The frog and alligator I've had tasted like a chicken that had been eating exclusively fish and fish byproducts, however. I've never had goose though, but will be soon. I've very curious to see how it tastes.
     
  7. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:the bolded ones taste like snake and rabbit respectively to me and my husband

    never could figure out why people say they taste like chicken... cause to us they don't!

    I will say that home grown heritage turkeys taste a heck of a lot better than any grocery store turkey I have ever had!
     
  8. EggsForIHOP

    EggsForIHOP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Because...if you tell people that frog tastes like frog, and snake tastes like snake...they won't usually try it...but if you sneak it in and says "It's chicken" when people ask what you made for dinner...they MAY just go for it... [​IMG] It's all a mind game I think...just saying...
     
  9. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Snake tastes like snake. I had it once. I could eat it if I had to but I'll pass on going out of my way.
     
  10. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Snake doesn't taste like much of anything except the seasonings it was breaded with. It sure doesn't taste like chicken.

    Rabbit tastes closer to white pork loin than chicken.

    The only time I had frog legs, they tasted like fish, and not very good fish.

    The people who think everything tastes like chicken don't have a very well developed sense of taste.
     

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