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Heritage vs. Wild Turkey Need advice

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Heritage vs. Wild Turkey Need advice

hankstramm | Nov 11, 2006 10:26 PM

The last few years I've heard so much about the heritage turkey being far superior to the ubiquitous broad breast. Also, I've heard about wild turkeys. We're all big fans of dark meat, so I've heard that the heritage has a higher percentage of dark to white than the ordinary. Here are my questions:

What's the difference between the wild and heritage?

Are they worth the extra money?

We usually brine our bird, is that necessary with the heritage or wild?

Where is a good place to buy them? My usual store in SF is Bryan's on California, and I know they can usually get you almost anything that you ask for, but they can be pricey.

Thanks in advance. Any feedback or experiences will be appreciated.

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