Share: Hen or Tom Turkey Indicates whether the turkey was female (hen) or male (tom). Tom turkeys are usually larger than hen turkeys. A hen or tom turkey should be equally tender. Featured Recipes Turducken This is no ordinary holiday bird. A turducken is a dish consisting of a de-boned chicken stuffed into a de-boned duck, which itself is stuffed into a de-boned turkey. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin Related Tips Puree To mash solid foods into a smooth mixture using a food processor, food mill, blender or… Whole Fish Needs to be gutted and scaled before cooking. Food Coloring Used to tint foods and is available in liquids, gels or pastes.