Aby-a-Day – November 24: No bones about it

There’s a little ritual in my family, handed down to me by my mother, involving the turkey neck that comes inside the whole bird along with the giblets.


Basically, in my family, the neck is a little big dinner preview. We cook it, plain with just a little salt and pepper, and maybe a touch of garlic.



Once I eat the meat off the neck, I throw the bones to the lions.



They are, as you can see, very popular around our house.


The Abys, especially, love the turkey neckbones.



As you can imagine, it’s a bit difficult for Angel to get a shot at the bones without being interrupted.


*Sigh* Super-Jake strikes again.

2 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – November 24: No bones about it

  1. I always thought giving cooked poultry bones was a big no-no due to the cooking process making the bones more brittle, prone to splintering, and dangerous if swallowed. It sounds like you have never had problems, though. I give my guys raw necks and it turns into a growl-fest around here. 🙂


    1. Honestly, they don’t really chew on the bones at all. Bat them around like toys, yes (I have found bones under the sofa)! Mostly, they just pick off whatever meat they can get and then play with what’s left.


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