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Using All The Chicken

I had an event at church this past weekend where I had to provide the main dish for sixty people.  I was looking to do this as cheaply as possible while still supplying a great meal.  A local store where…

Rendering Chicken Fat

Over the weekend I made a chicken dish with bone on thighs, backs attached.  It was $0.89 a pound so I purchased fifteen pieces.  After I tried to brown the first five pieces the skin fell apart so I removed…

Schnitzel

I love schnitzel.  Thinly sliced pork, chicken or veal that’s pounded thin, coated in flour, egg and bread crumbs, fried golden and crispy.  Served hot with a squeeze of lemon or room temperature on a sandwich, I can’t decide which is…

Fried Chicken

For the past few weeks I had a strong desire for fried chicken.  The quick fix would be a trip to KFC but I wanted to make it myself.  I had a few whole breasts in my freezer so they…

Chicken Confit

Delving further into Charcuterie I had been thinking about confit: slow cooking meat in a fat at low temperature.  Traditionally it’s done with duck legs in duck fat but I had neither so I used what I had: a big…