Thanksgiving Quiz: There's more to it than just knowing how to cook a turkey

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Your bird is defrosting, your electric carving knife is charged up, and you've located your pants with the expandable waistband. But how much do you really know about the face-stuffing, football-watching, afternoon-napping, politics-avoiding, gratitude-expressing extravaganza that is Turkey Day? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

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1. First popularized by NFL analyst John Madden, what is the name of the dish consisting of a chicken stuffed into a duck, which itself is stuffed into a turkey?

Nobody knows who coined the word 'turducken,' a portmanteau of 'turkey,' 'duck,' and 'chicken,' much less who invented it. Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme claims that he came up with the idea, but others say that it was the cajun butcher Hebert's Specialty Meats. In any case, the practice of stuffing ever-smaller birds into each other like Matryoshka dolls dates to Ancient Roman times.

Nobody knows who coined the word 'turducken,' a portmanteau of 'turkey,' 'duck,' and 'chicken,' much less who invented it. Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme claims that he came up with the idea, but others say that it was the cajun butcher Hebert's Specialty Meats. In any case, the practice of stuffing ever-smaller birds into each other like Matryoshka dolls dates to Ancient Roman times.

Nobody knows who coined the word 'turducken,' a portmanteau of 'turkey,' 'duck,' and 'chicken,' much less who invented it. Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme claims that he came up with the idea, but others say that it was the cajun butcher Hebert's Specialty Meats. In any case, the practice of stuffing ever-smaller birds into each other like Matryoshka dolls dates to Ancient Roman times.

Nobody knows who coined the word 'turducken,' a portmanteau of 'turkey,' 'duck,' and 'chicken,' much less who invented it. Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme claims that he came up with the idea, but others say that it was the cajun butcher Hebert's Specialty Meats. In any case, the practice of stuffing ever-smaller birds into each other like Matryoshka dolls dates to Ancient Roman times.

Turducken

 

Chuckturd

 

Dodecahedron

 

Turkish Kurdistan

 
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