Skip to comments.I Stuffed A Turkey With Twinkies (an article you WON'T see in the future)
Posted on 11/23/2012 6:22:23 AM PST by gotribe
The email from the Hostess PR flack included something called "Twinkling Turkey," a recipe from The Twinkies Cookbook of 2006. The ingredient list included six Twinkies that would become stuffing for one 14- to 18-pound turkeycompletely disgusting-sounding, yes, and yet presented as something that otherwise sane snack-cake lovers might actually decide to make the centerpiece of their holiday tables.
Maybe I shouldn't have been surprised. Thanksgiving, after all, is the day when lots of people find it perfectly acceptable to dump a can of Campbell's mushroom soup over green beans, or bring Jell-O salads in unnatural colors and Coke-basted ham to the table.
I wanted to see if Hostess was serious about the Twinkling Turkey. So I spent last Sunday in my kitchen, cutting Twinkies in half, scooping out the crème filling, and cubing and toasting the, uh, "shortcake." I mixed those cubes with crumbled corn muffins and a chopped apple, stuffed it all into a turkey, and roasted at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
"Dear God, what is that smell?" my husband remarked as the odor wafted from the kitchen.
"What does it smell like?" I asked.
He wrinkled his nose. "Cake. Bad cake. And meat."
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At the feast we went to yesterday we did have multicolored jello, green bean casserole which I have to admit I do love, and a smoked turkey which had been basted with 7-up or maybe it was marinated. Very dry.
I love the green beans + mushroom soup, too - and we had that light greenish, wonderful jello whipped with Cool Whip and maybe pineapple. Dang it was good. No arugula in sight, as much as I enjoy that too. Would have made Moochelle faint dead away.
Our turkey was delicious this year; it was killed on Wednesday so it was very fresh and stuffed with venison/sausage stuffing. Then my husband cooked it on the rotisserie...delish.
Oh wow...that sounds perfectly VILE! LOLOLOL!
Now that is very funny. If the turkey stuffed with hostess twinkies gets near an open flame, the bird prhaps could serve as an internal combustion rocket-engine type energy source that could actually launch the item or at least propel it some distance.
Properly harnessed, aimed and ignited, hostess Twinkie stuffed turkeys may be able to generate a huge renewable organic energy source for America.
Like the Kellogs pot-tarts in a toaster, also a great source of untapped energy power in America:
If America fully utilized it’s energy potential from pop tart toasting, and hostess twinkie stuffed internal combustion turkey “engines”, then we could probably do away with imported oil, and that evil oil and gas fracking, deep water oil drilling, clean coal, and Prius. Add the internal combustion hostess Twinkie stuffed turkey engine to the energy mix, probably we could be energy indendent by the time of the next election.
Kind of a snotty article. She dumps on Coke-basted ham. I never tried it but no less than the gorgeous English cook, Nigella Lawson, swears it is heavenly. One day I’m gonna do it!
I think it would be a lot better to use the “real sugar type coke” better than the HFCS crud they call coke in american that is subsidized by the Gubermint.
I’m finding that more and more stores are selling Coke in glass bottles with sugar, not corn syrup (or whatever the substitute is). I’ll take your advice if I ever bake a Coke-laced ham.
I’ve heard good things about using RC Cola instead of coke, but that comes from the southern part of my family.
I'm reminded of the "Friends" episode with Rachel's Trifle dessert.
That ole debate: Coke vs RC Cola! I’m now dying for a moon pie.
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