My mother has requested a turducken for a family gathering and while I always relish a cooking challenge time will not permit me to create one myself. So I reached out to some New Orleans butcheries to find out what was out there and take the lay of the turducken landscape.

Gourmet Butcher Block
Cost: $74 for 18lbs
Stuffing: Sausage, cornbread dressing with bell pepper, ground pork and green onion

2144 Belle Chasse Hwy
Gretna, LA

Hours of operation
Sunday Closed
Monday- Saturday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Chris Specialty Meats
Cost: $74 for 17lbs
Stuffing: Cornbread dressing w/green onions,beef and pork liver,bell peppers, ground pork sausage w/bell peppers and onions

6251 West End Boulevard
New Orleans, LA

Hours of operation
Sunday Closed
Mon-Sat 9am-7pm

Emmet’s Fine Meats CLOSED

Cost: $79 16lbs
Stuffing: Shrimp dressing, crawfish dressing, crab dressing
or Artichoke dressing
or Cornbread Andouille with cornbread, bell peppers onions, homemade andouille-smoked in house
Note: These are made per order, you can’t just walk in and purchase one.

5618 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA

Hours Of Operation
Sunday Closed
Monday-Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Cost: $80
Stuffing: Crawfish w/cornbread,seasonings and onions
Oyster w/cornbread,seasoning and onions

800 Metairie Rd
Metairie, LA

Hours of operation
Sun 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday-Saturday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Judy Walker at the Times-Picayune wrote an interesting article on turducken

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