Meat Thermometers: Take the Guesswork Out of Cooking Protein

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Using a simple little gadget like a meat thermometer can prevent over or under-cooked meat, and eliminates guesswork altogether – making you look like a brilliant star in the kitchen! Simple to use, inexpensive, and small enough to store in a drawer, an accurate thermometer can deliver sumptuous, and perfectly cooked meats time after time.

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Crock-Pot

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Yes, you really can cook a whole chicken in your Crock-Pot, and it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. The bird gets a quick seasoning rub, then cooks on a bed of onions after being stuffed with fresh herbs and lemon. Pair the juicy, flavorful poultry with your favorite side dishes. Get the recipe now.

How to Break Down Whole Chicken Wings, The Easy Way

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If you love to serve up wings for game day or big gatherings, you need to know how to break down whole chicken wings. This time, you can save yourself some money by buying the whole chicken wings and breaking them down into pieces yourself. It’s very easy to do, so don’t be intimidated. We’ll teach you how – read more.

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken Easily

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Want to hone your kitchen technique and save a little money on poultry? Whether you’re making stew or stock, it’s time to learn how to break down a chicken. Cutting whole poultry into parts isn’t as hard as you might think, and it will soon become your favorite skill to practice. Read on to get our tips now.

Turkey Buying Tips for the Holidays: The Types You Should Know

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Not sure what kind of turkey to buy for your holiday feasts this year? Fresh or frozen? Organic or natural? There are so many different options to consider for your main course. With our helpful guide on all of the basic types available to buy, you can learn what turkey is best for you. Read more now on Foodal.

How to Debone and Roll a Standing Rib Roast

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Deboning and rolling your standing rib roast or bone-in ribeye can help the outside become nice and crusty while maintaining that beautiful pink interior that we all crave. Find out how it’s done now.

Spatchcocking: Your New Best Friend for Preparing Poultry

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Do you have problems regulating the heat between the breast and leg areas of your bird? Do you find that in order to thoroughly cook the dark meat, the white meat is forced to get too hot and therefore gets dry? Try spatchcocking your chicken, turkey, or other poultry on your next cook.

Why You Should Dry Brine a Chicken or Turkey (and How to Do It)

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Are ready for the meatiest, juiciest, bird meat that you’ve ever had? Looking for that perfect crispy skin? Are your poultry dishes coming out too dry? We have the answer. Try dry brining. It’s easy, simple, and guaranteed to lock in flavor and juices where they need to be. Read more now.

Mike’s All-Purpose Dry Rub for Chicken

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Are you searching for the perfect dry rub that gives you tasty results with your chicken? A dry rub can give your bird the ultimate in a crispy skin with juicy and flavorful meat underneath. Try our rub recipe. Sweet, spicy, amazing texture, and out of this world flavor. And it works whether you are baking, roasting, grilling, or smoking!

Mike’s All-Purpose Dry Rub for Pork

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Do you love the taste of smoked and grilled pork, but yours always turns out dry? The secret to juicy and meaty ribs and Boston butts lies in the perfect dry rub. Get our recipe now!