There’s no question that a Honey Baked turkey is delicious. Honey adds that extra touch of sweetness that blends well with the natural turkey flavor. Turkey can be served both hot and cold.[Read more…] about How To Warm A Honeybaked Turkey
All About The World of Poultry
Learn more about the world of poultry! From farm to store, it's no secret that chicken is the most consumed meat in America. Chickens are raised by humans for both their meat and eggs, while turkeys are considered a festive meal or dish that is traditionally served on Thanksgiving. Poultry farming has grown immensely over the last 20 years, but this industry does come with some consequences. Some of these consequences include low-quality living conditions for chickens and turkeys, as well as air pollution around poultry farms. Follow along as we explore the world of poultry!
Are you looking for an alternative to ground beef? An excellent alternative ground meat is ground turkey; however, it can be more challenging to determine if the meat is fully cooked.
Since ground turkey meat is very lean, the last thing you want to do is overcook it; however, if it is undercooked, there is a high risk of getting food poisoning from eating the undercooked raw meat.[Read more…] about How To Tell If Ground Turkey Is Cooked
Cooking chicken sausage for the first time can be pretty confusing if there are no instructions on the label. You might have many questions, such what is the best way to cook sausage, as well as how to tell if chicken sausage is cooked.
Here is an overview that will help you determine when your chicken sausage is cooked, and more.[Read more…] about How To Tell If Chicken Sausage Is Cooked
Chicken drumsticks are generally simple to cook in a number of ways, but knowing when they’re done and ready to eat isn’t that simple. This is partly because of the bone in the drumstick and partly due to how the chicken was stored prior to cooking.[Read more…] about How To Tell If Chicken Drumsticks Are Done
“It tastes like chicken.” is a popular phrase to describe eating odd cuts of meat. Popular movies such as Groundhog’s Day, The Lion King and 2001: A Space Odyssey have scenes where the characters describe an unusual food as tasting like chicken.[Read more…] about How To Get Seasoning To Stick To Chicken
Oven-roasted turkey is certainly a meat entree that figures prominently in the winter holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas, but there are plenty of reasons to cook and serve this dish throughout the year.
Turkey meat, especially turkey breast, has fewer calories and grams of fat than many other cuts of meat. It also comes packed with nutrients, including valuable minerals like magnesium, which is instrumental in supporting muscle functional general energy production.[Read more…] about How To Put Turkey Wings Behind Back
Pasture-raised chickens eat insects, worms, slugs, and seeds they find among the grasses. But that’s only when there are foods like these to be found.
These food sources for pastured poultry are readily available in the spring, when a farmer first turns out his poultry to range free in pastureland. But as spring blossoms into summer, and then into fall, these food sources become more and more scarce.
For this reason, the conscientious farmer has a ready supply of poultry feed on hand to see his pasture-raised flock through leaner times.[Read more…] about What Do Pasture Raised Chickens Eat? Here’s Why It Matters.
There is nothing like warm crispy fried chicken at dinner, at family gatherings outdoors, a potluck, or even in your lunch box.
But cool soggy chicken does not come close. Technically they may be the same, but truly they are not comparable.
Here are some solid tips if you are trying to figure out the best way to keep fried chicken warm without an oven.[Read more…] about How To Keep Fried Chicken Warm Without Oven
Breakfast food can be and is eaten at any time of the day. One of the most popular options is bacon. While pork bacon is very popular, many people love turkey bacon.
It’s lean and doesn’t have as many calories as pork bacon. Health-conscious individuals often choose turkey bacon over pork bacon as an alternative.
It’s important to eat this in moderation, just like with pork bacon. Additionally, choosing the reduced-sodium version of turkey bacon is healthier.[Read more…] about How To Tell If Turkey Bacon Is Bad
Most people have seen them in the poultry case at the grocery store, and have probably noticed that Cornish hens are quite small. They may also have noticed that they are more expensive than birds twice their size.[Read more…] about Why Are Cornish Hens So Expensive?
If you have jumped on the bandwagon of having some backyard or pasture raised chickens, you may have considered taking some of those feathered critters and turning them into rooster meat for the table.
Of course, if your ladies are laying eggs pretty well, they are providing a good service to your family and are safe from the literal chopping block. However, if you bought a batch of straight run chicks, and you’ve raised them to adulthood, statistics say that you likely have half roosters in your flock.[Read more…] about Can You Eat Rooster Meat? 4+ Ways To Get More from Your Roosters
Cooking chicken out on the grill is a pastime enjoyed by many. They love that they can use chicken for a variety of different purposes, and they appreciate the fact that most people love chicken. Thus, it is not that challenging to get people to eat it no matter how you make it.
To make that happen, you need to make sure you prepare grilled chicken in ways where it is not going to get stuck to the grill. There is nothing worse than trying to clean off a grill that continues to get chicken stuck to it time and time again.[Read more…] about How To Make Chicken Not Stick To Grill (w/ Examples)
Quail meat is a healthy alternative to common poultry like chicken. In this blog post, you will get an learn about different quail cuts of meat and how to cook them for maximum flavor and enjoyment, in addition to the flavor and protein.[Read more…] about Essential Guide To Quail Cuts of Meat
Squab or pigeon meat is a healthy alternative to common poultry like chicken and turkey. In this blog post, you will get an learn about different pigeon cuts of meat and how to cook them for maximum flavor and enjoyment, in addition to the flavor and protein.
Pigeon is a popular game bird can be cooked in a variety of ways from pan-frying or grilling to roasting or braising it with vegetables. Here are the primary squab cuts.[Read more…] about Essential Guide To Squab / Pigeon Cuts of Meat
Prior to 1914, pigeon was a more common everyday meat than chicken, pork, or beef in North America. How did this onetime dinner table staple fall out of favor, and what does that mean for continuing to eat pigeon meat (aka squab meat) today?
The story is both sad and instructive. As railroads began to expand across America in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, settlers found what seemed to be an inexhaustible supply of Ectopistes migratorius, the carrier pigeon.[Read more…] about Pigeon Meat (Squab): Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
Millions of years ago, the ancestor to all of the domesticated and wild fowl we know today branched out into multiple species. Chickens are one branch of this tree, and pheasants are closely related.
That’s what we’re here to explore today. To do so, we’ll cover everything you need to know about pheasant meat: What it tastes like, how to cook it, and where to find pheasant to try in your own kitchen.[Read more…] about Pheasant Meat: Tasting, Cooking & Buying
Duck meat is a popular, healthy alternative to red meat, and other common poultry like chicken and turkey. It’s also delicious and high in protein. In this blog post, you will get an overview of the different duck cuts of meat and how to cook them for maximum flavor and enjoyment.
Duck is a popular farmed & game bird that can be cooked in a variety of ways from pan frying or grilling to roasting or braising it with vegetables. Here are the primary duck cuts.[Read more…] about Essential Guide To Duck Cuts
If you grew up in the fast and frozen food culture of the past 50 years, chances are you’ve partaken of the shredded and reconstituted delight known as a chicken nugget.
But outside of its adoption by McDonald’s, how much do you really know about the humble nugget?[Read more…] about 10+ Facts About Chicken Nuggets
How much do you know about the most popular poultry in the world? We’ve collected some of our favorite chicken meat facts to share with you here![Read more…] about 10+ Curious Facts About Chicken Meat
Though better known for its eggs than its meat, quail has been featured in cuisines from around the world for centuries.
Today, we’ll be taking a deep dive into everything the first time quail eater needs to know — from what the meat tastes like, to simple recipes for preparing flawless quail every time, as well as where to source the best quality quail meat available today.[Read more…] about Quail Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying
Domestic ducks offer a trio of products that make them a sought-after animal on farms of all sizes. Thanks to their downy feathers, nutritious eggs, and richly flavorful meat, humans have seen fit to keep ducks for over 4000 years![Read more…] about Duck Meat: Tasting, Cooking, and Buying