How many of you knew Geese taste like...

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

  1. NYRIR

    NYRIR Songster

    May 13, 2010
    ....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 Chirping

    Jul 19, 2010
    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 Crowing

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    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 Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    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.
  6. erinszoo

    erinszoo Songster

    Jun 28, 2011
    North Central Oklahoma
    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. 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 Songster

    Apr 18, 2010
    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. 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 Crowing

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    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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