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Thanksgiving meal

Postby intime0 » Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:49 am

Since I've yet to figure out how to use my oven (and it's rather small) I think I would liek to have our Thanksgiving meal catered. Anyone know where and how much that would cost? Anyone do this before?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:59 am

The search function located just under the "Profile" link at the upper right side of this page, if you enter the word 'Thanksgiving' and then click the "view results as" posts it works a treat.

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Postby intime0 » Mon, 08 Nov 2010 8:37 pm

Did that. wasnt very helpful. thanks anyway. i pretty much give up on asking for help.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 08 Nov 2010 8:52 pm

Suit yourself. Obviously, not too many people on here cater turkey dinners. I don't as I cook my own every year here and have done so for 28 years. SE also cooks his own. Others generally just go to a hotel restaurant an have dinner there. As there haven't been any other replies, I would guess those that the search turned up would be about it. Otherwise, keep you eyes peeled on the local birdcage liner as they might start advertising somewhere if you are lucky. This is Singapore and not Plymouth, Mass. :wink:

Of course you could always call the major expat oriented supermarkets and see if they do one. Most do on Xmas, but not sure about Turkey Day although they do sell them for turkey day.

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 08 Nov 2010 11:05 pm

I think the American Club used to do catering for Thanksgiving. You could call them and ask.

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Postby BigSis » Wed, 10 Nov 2010 5:26 pm

Some of the hotels might do it. Try the Hyatt or the Fullerton.

You could always go out for dinner instead if you don't get any luck with catering.

There's a guy who I believe works for the Singapore American School (but i could be wrong about that!) called Mr Ho who apparently does a nice Christmas turkey - you could google for him and see if he'll do Thanksgiving too. I don't think he's got a website but you should be able to find his phone number out if you google 'Mr Ho' and 'Singapore American School' or something like that.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 10 Nov 2010 6:27 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:SE also cooks his own.


If you like I'd be happy to let you use my deep fryer to cook your own deep fried turkey. Give me a shout if you want to do this. 45 minutes cooking time.

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Postby BigSis » Sun, 14 Nov 2010 4:57 pm

The Marriott hotel are doing a Thanksgiving takeaway menu - check their website (it's at the Marriott Cafe part)

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Postby intime0 » Mon, 15 Nov 2010 5:43 pm

THANK you for the offer.

I actually found a flyer inside Fair price for cmas turkeys but you can get them now..so DONE. Thank you all for your help.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 15 Nov 2010 7:13 pm

intime0 wrote:THANK you for the offer.

I actually found a flyer inside Fair price for cmas turkeys but you can get them now..so DONE. Thank you all for your help.


Harrumphhh!!! Deep fried be the best!!

Good luck and enjoy dinner.

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Postby EADG » Sat, 20 Nov 2010 9:42 pm

is herbhost down?
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Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 21 Nov 2010 7:00 am

EADG wrote:is herbhost down?


Yes. Migrating to new ISP... back up in about 24 hours.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 7:04 pm

OK, all. The pot is ready. The oil is bought... ouch... unsaturated oils are expensive... and the best. The gas jug is ready. All I need is some turkeys... I have two.

If you want to do your own deep fried turkey, now is the time. You can cook it on Thursday or Saturday (or maybe Friday if that is all you can do).

It really is a fantastic way to do a bird if you've never done it before. Max 45 minutes cooking time. Prep time to do it right... about 30 minutes.

Let me know if you want to do this. I'll lead your through the steps... how to inject, cook, and cool, carve... and eat. :D

Maximum bird size is about a 12.5 lb turkey. Contact me if you want to do this.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:40 pm

Guess I'll have to use the large roasting bags I brought back with me this trip. The Bird for Saturday is a bit too big (expecting 20 pax) at just under 18 lbs.

I've also have a 12 pounder for Xmas though? Are you planning on doing a Xmas turkey as well?

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:34 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Guess I'll have to use the large roasting bags I brought back with me this trip. The Bird for Saturday is a bit too big (expecting 20 pax) at just under 18 lbs.

I've also have a 12 pounder for Xmas though? Are you planning on doing a Xmas turkey as well?


I'll be out of town at Xmas... equipment is yours to use. And the oil.


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