One of my problems with smoking meat is that meat is expensive. I am cheap, what can I say? Chicken drumsticks are still almost affordable but what classy way can you make drumsticks? Turn them into lollipops. They look great and are way easier to eat with the ligaments cut off the lower part of...
Nothing better than a good chicken pot pie with a crispy crust. Picked up a 6 lb chicken. Should be good for 3 or 4 meals.
Started out with Carrots, celery, onions, & garlic.
Added some chicken broth.
Then put a bunch of garlic & butter underneath the skin.
Dusted the bird with...
I started out with a nice big roasting chicken.
Once it was all rinsed off, I gave it a little chicken yoga to stretch all the tendons so it would be easier to debone.
All nice & relaxed & ready to debone.
Next you just take a sharp boning knife & slice down the backbone.
As a lot of you know I have been researching doing a turducken for Thanksgiving this year. I practiced deboning a chicken last week & it was easier than I thought. I know this sounds crazy, but if you exercise the bird before you debone it, it relaxes the tendons & makes it easy to just cut the...
I hope that Tip doesn't mind that I've listed his Slaughterhouse recipes here. These recipes are well-received and deserving of a WIKI entry.
Slaughterhouse Poultry Brine By Tip Piper of Hillbilly Vittles
1 ½ Gal Water
½ C Salt - Kosher
½ C Dark Brown Sugar
2 tsp Garlic Powder
2 tsp Onion...