The official term for the red thing on a turkey is a wattle. The wattle changes color as the turkey gets excited or angry.Continue Reading
The wattle also changes color when the turkey is looking to mate. Normally light red or dark pink in color, the wattle changes to bright red during these occasions. The wattle hangs from the turkey's chin and it resembles a loose flap of skin.
Turkeys also have a snood. The snood is a red piece of skin that hangs across the bird's beak. This can also change colors if the turkey is upset or looking to find a suitable mate.Learn more about Meat, Poultry & Seafood
It is a commonly held belief that L-tryptophan, an amino acid found in turkey, is a sleep inducer, which explains the sluggishness often felt after indulging in a large Thanksgiving meal. In fact, tryptophan is present in many foods, and the Thanksgiving stupor is more likely a result of overeating.Full Answer >
The primary ingredients in Vienna sausage may include various amounts of beef, pork, turkey and chicken. Primarily beef or pork make up some brands of Vienna sausage. Some brands add spices, such as mustard, for flavoring, and some sausage brands include sweeteners, such as corn syrup and water.Full Answer >
Vienna sausages made in North America consist of a blend of pork, chicken, beef and turkey. This blend is mixed with various spices, salt and mustard, then stuffed into a casing to be cooked.Full Answer >
Deli meats, such as pre-sliced turkey, ham and beef, raw and cooked whole turkeys, and ground turkey meat are some products that the Diestel Family Turkey Ranch offers. The company also offers turkey roasts, turkey tenderloins and organic burgers.Full Answer >