The Chopping Block
No Butcher Required: Cut Your Own Chicken
Buying chicken in pieces may be convenient, but you're actually paying more per pound to have someone else do work you can easily do yourself. A whole chicken goes a long way, and once you've mastered the butchery, it takes only minutes to cut up an entire chicken into multiple pieces, ready for individual cooking or freezing.

Shelley shows you how to cut a chicken in our latest video.

How to Cut a Chicken
How to Cut a Chicken
Another perk of cutting up your own chicken is that you come away with the backbone, which is a coveted part of the bird in some families.

Our Sales Manager Lisa Duryea recently brought her niece to experience our Chicken 101 class. Read about their adventure and get the recipe for Chicken Saltimbocca in her latest blog.

From Spring Chicken 101 to What Grows Together, Goes Together to Cinco de Mayo, lots of our upcoming hands-on classes feature chicken. That's because it's inexpensive, versatile, tasty and easy to work with.

Here are just a few of our chefs' favorite chicken recipes with inspiration from all over the world:

Chicken Braised in White Wine with Pancetta, Porcini & Escarole
Chicken Cacciatore
Sweet & Spicy Barbequed Chicken
Braised Chicken with Coriander & Belgian White Ale
Arroz con Pollo
Chicken Marsala
Arabian Chicken with Spiced Rice & Yogurt Sauce
Crispy Mustard-Glazed Chicken Breasts
Chicken Chasseur

Pinterest  For more ideas on chicken know-how, check out our Don't Be a Chicken Pinterest board.   


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