Chicken is considered humble, but, roasted right, it can be anything but. Here are tips and recipes for the kind of roast chicken you want to serve guests, including how to cut up a whole chicken into parts.
Want to learn how to spatchcock? It means the same thing as butterfly, but is a far better word. Just remove the spine and splay a chicken, turkey, or any bird open like a book. Then cook. We suggest brick chicken.
We love fried chicken. This recipe from our book, The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat, is made with flavorful boneless skinless chicken thighs and cooked in lard for a crispy, crunchy crust without burning.