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Down on the Farm -- Good turkey

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Thanksgiving: When millions of Americans gather together and try to convince themselves that turkey actually tastes good.

What we're trying to do, of course, is fulfill expectations created by that Norman Rockwell painting of Grandma setting the turkey on the table for Grandpa to carve.


The picture looks great, but that's the end of it. Once carved and served, turkey is a profoundly mediocre meat.

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