Thursday, November 26, 2009

Now That's a Turkey

What is that, you say? Yes, I know it's hard to tell what's going on in this picture. Here's a hint: It's Thanksgiving today.

It's not just the fact that this photo and the recipe it's based on take something that's basically healthful food (roast turkey) and turn it into a bacon fat travesty.

It's not just the terrible color and unattractiveness of the photo.

No, I think the thing that bugs me the most about this is the woven bacon. (Yes, that's bacon.) Or is it a suit of Samurai armor?

Content originated by the Associated Press, photo by Larry Crowe. From the Pioneer Press, November 19, 2009.


Ms Sparrow said...

I agree. Ugh!

Carmella said...

OMG! I have never seen a turkey so beautiful and delightfully dressed. The bacon lattice is simply delectable! I wish someone in my house would cook like this. I can thing of endless items to wrap in bacon armor.

David Steinlicht said...

Could this signal the end of the notion that "bacon is always good"?

I would have thought bacon wore out its welcome with this year's State Fair food, the chocolate-dipped bacon on a stick.

But the bacon-wrapped turkey is even less appealing than that.

I like bacon, but, I admit to not trying either of these items.