Beer Can Chicken Roasting involes poking the neck cavity of a chicken down onto an opened beer can, and roasting the chicken upright. The idea is that you have the can half filled with beer, and the steam and aroma from that flavour the chicken (disregard promises of making it moister — only fat makes…
Cashew Chicken Casserole Recipe
This is a great way to fancy up the last bit of leftover chicken or turkey. It also makes a perfect casserole for potluck suppers.
Chicken and Endive in Mustard Sauce
This is a surprisingly easy dish considering the amazing flavours in it. The dish also provides a wonderful sauce, so make a vegetable side — such as broccoli, cauliflower, mashed potato, etc — to pour the sauce onto: you won’t want to waste a drop of this sauce.
In Northern Europe, cooking oil was scarce, and butter was expensive — making dairy fat something that families often preferred to sell for added income rather than treat themselves to. And even when margarine did come along, many governments slapped a tax on it to keep it out of reach of ordinary consumers. Consequently, Chicken…
Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken Fried Steak is a dish from Texas, described by its fans as an all-in-one heart attack on a plate. The dish doesn’t have chicken in it at all. It’s a beef steak pounded thin, dipped in beaten egg mixed with milk, then coated in seasoned flour, and fried in hot oil, lard, shortening or…
Chicken Pot Pie with Chestnut Mushrooms, White Wine Sauce and Puff Pastry Crust
This pie has a gorgeous filling, a gorgeous crust, and so few ingredients! Yet the flavours of the chicken, chestnut mushrooms and white wine come through in a memorable dish.
Chicken might be the one universal meat that is commonly consumed in all cuisines, with no religious or other prohibitions on it. It is also one of the most environmentally-efficient meats produced.
Chicken Saltimbocca Recipe
This is a version of Saltimbocca that is largely authentic, with some of the futzing reduced to make it possible to contemplate making this on a weeknight. If you want to be more authentic, you can use prosciutto instead of ham and 5 to 6 fresh sage leaves
Chicken broth (or stock) is just about the easiest thing in the world to make. The following instructions may seem somewhat long, but they are given in a thorough fashion for someone who has never done this. After you have done this once or twice, the procedure will be second nature and will only require…
Chickpea and Celery Soup
A very hearty, inexpensive soup
Cock-a-Leekie Soup Recipe
This recipe apparently has its origins in 18th century Edinburgh, Scotland — where the unlucky rooster that lost a cock fight would be tossed into a pot and fed up to the spectators
Coronation Chicken Recipe
In the 1950s, this was served with a cold salad of rice and peas. Now, this is very popular as a sandwich filler.
Dijon Roast Chicken Recipe
This mustard-based paste makes a great coating for roast chicken.
Free-Range Chickens Free-Range Chicken is a term that doesn’t actually have much if any meaning. Though it conjures up images of one or two chickens pecking about on the lawn in the back garden, it can mean: that in theory there’s a door allowing chickens access to the outdoors (though the barn they are in…
Free-Range Total Freedom
Benjamin Nelan / pixabay.com / 2012 / CC0 1.0 Free-Range Total Freedom is a term referring to how poultry, usually chicken, was raised. In the UK, according to Defra’s “Poultrymeat Marketing Regulations”, this means that the birds have constant access to a great deal of outdoors space during daytime hours. The birds will be slaughtered…
Friday Night Roast Chicken Recipe
This technique for roasting a chicken involves amazingly little work for a very out of the ordinary roast chicken experience. It makes you feel as though you have dined out at a fancy restaurant.
Fried Chicken Day
The 6th of July is Fried Chicken Day, celebrating one of everyone’s favourite comfort foods, fried chicken.
Golden Jubilee Chicken Recipe
This was served with a pasta salad and lime wedges at the Queen’s Golden Jubilee party in 2002.
Hot Chicken Day
The 30th of March is Hot Chicken Day. If you haven’t yet tried this spicy, deep-fried treat from Tennessee, today could be the day to get to know it!
Institutional Meat Purchase Specifications
Institutional Meat Purchase Specifications Institutional Meat Purchase Specifications (IMPS) is a set of standard meat specifications maintained by the Agricultural Marketing Service Branch of the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture.) These specifications are valid for North America (Canada and America have harmonized their meat codes.) The specifications are suggested ones; adherence to them is…
Lemon Chicken with Roast Potatoes Recipe
This one recipe gets both your chicken and your potatoes dealt with. Just zap a veggie in the microwave, and dinner is done.
Lemon-Garlic Drumsticks Recipe
This will taste like roast chicken, even though you don’t have to turn your oven on — so it’s a great dish for the summer when you don’t want to heat up your place.
Schmaltz is rendered chicken or goose fat. Schmaltz from goose fat is considered the best, but from chicken fat is more common. Both geese and chickens were expensive; you wouldn’t waste any part of them. Some people make Schmaltz from fat they have skimmed off their chicken soups, saving it up until there is enough…
Spatchcocking is a cooking technique that involves splitting open poultry and flattening it before grilling it. The preparation before cooking allows the bird to be cooked quickly and evenly.