|Dave took this photo of a wild turkey family in our backyard last year. |
Sorry about the focus. And no, we didn't eat any of these turkeys yesterday.
When it comes to turkey, I'm a breast man, but my mom and my husband both say the best part of a turkey is underneath.
Along the backbone are two strips of dark meat that are the tastiest and most succulent part of the bird. Dave calls it the tenderloin, because it's so tender, but online I found out those parts are called the scallops.
Did you cook a turkey yesterday? I did. Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, maple squash, turnip, peas, carrots and yellow jellied salad, pumpkin pie, key lime pie and cherry pie. Lordy. We have enough leftovers in the fridge that we need a bigger fridge.
We had a terrific day, though. The weather was the best I've seen yet this spring. Actual t-shirt weather and I got a little bit of a sunburn on my chest... no, not that part of my chest... just the part under my neck.
I mean, I may be a breast man, but nudity is not the best part of this old bird.