If you’re planning on cooking this Thanksgiving but haven’t let procured your bird – or other creature – you might try one of the local sources for fresh turkeys listed by the Washington Post this past week. Another option they don’t mention is one of the vendors in Eastern Market. We purchased a goose there and were very pleased with the experience, in no small part because it yielded the following story.
After she placed the order, my darling fiancée had this exchange with the butcher.
“It’s fresh, right?”
“Let me put it this way. At the moment it’s still wandering around the yard enjoying its lunch.”