UnTurkey tech support thread!

Posted November 23rd, 2011 by s5

This. Is. Happening. Well, only if you make it happen. Over at UnTurkey HQ, we’re taking a hiatus from the cooking, but not from the tech support. Post any questions you may have, and your call will be answered in the order received.

Links, links, links:
The original UnTurkey recipe.
Cooking notes and special modifications.

Fight the (Tofurkey) power! #OccupyUnTurkey!

6 Responses to “UnTurkey tech support thread!”

We have Tg on the Saturday after & this year we’re bringing an unTurkey to a potluck Tg friends are hosting. We’re making it today. Wish us luck. Did you ever try Miyoko’s pre-baking method? I’m wondering if we should bake it in a curved container so that the shape is better for stuffing.

Cara

Posted by Cara on November 25th, 2011 at 1:01 pm | Permalink |

Never did that method, actually, and never found it necessary. It turns out perfectly without. A curved container would be worth trying, though.

Good luck!!

Posted by s5 on November 25th, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Permalink |

Thanks. We tried it & the gluten just sort of came undone with the gravity so we’ve rolled it out & it’s in the oven now. Apparently Miyoko has further refinements/differences from the old recipe that can be found here:

http://veganmanifesto.blogspot.com/2010/11/will-real-unturkey-please-stand-up.html

She adds garbanzo flour to the gluten flour & there are a lot more spices in the mix. I wondered why no sage so I added some. Now I’ll go back & add the others to use in the broth & the basting.

She also makes the gluten into a ball. Too late for that this year. OH well.

Thank you for keeping this site up!

Posted by Cara on November 25th, 2011 at 3:41 pm | Permalink |

Just wanted to say thanks for keeping the site up, refer to ur every year since the great UN turkey went missing!

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