While I have been on hot chicken kick lately, my one true love is the hot wing — preferrably, traditional buffalo. However, a recent contender for my favorite wings ever are the “extreme heat” wings at Ghot Wingz. Despite not being buffalo (they are more of a saucey sweet/hot barbecue-ish type wing), they are easily […]
ADDENDUM: A few corrections since I wrote this: First, nashville style hot chicken is a uniquely southern food, so in my attempt to make the actual fried chicken base, I looked up a recipe for “Traditional southern fried chicken” — i.e. buttermilk brined, heavily dredged in flour, buttermilk, and flour again. The result is a […]
For once a blog post referring to the MSM that isn’t about the mainstream media! So, there’s this meme about mechanically separated meat that’s going around. Chicken, specifically. As a quick visit to snopes will tell you, the original text with the meme is riddled with errors and exaggerations — e.g. the meat is never […]
THE SOMALIS ARE COMING!! NO ONE IS SAFE!! GUARD YOUR CHICKEN!! I applaud Christy for bravely, calmly and logically addressing the comments in this news story about a Tyson chicken plant trading Labor day for Eid al-Fitr due to its largely Somali muslim employee base. It’s worth reading for the amusement value alone.. I have […]
Well, this makes me feel good. Amanda and I had some just roast chicken for dinner tonight and it was just sliiightly undercooked, but hey, what’s the worry, right? Well, now of course I see that the USDA has announced that chicken salmonella rates are up nearly 80 percent. That’s a lot of percents.