All posts filed under: chicken

Macadamia Nut-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Dressing

Originally posted on Hello Honey Blog:
It’s December – the best time of the year – and officially summer holiday in South Africa. Without college, my day-to-day has been left with an almost empty schedule and a lot of  unproductive free time. I’ve had to physically pull myself away from the allure of binge watching series (I’m talking  The Mindy Project all day, errryday) or watching Hotline Bling remakes over and over (so, so good). As  fulfilling as both of those things might sound, after a day or two of doing them (okay fine a week) I needed to take a step away from technology. It’s always the right time to start doing things that make your soul happy and I really want to cherish the free time I have while on holiday.  So here I am, experimenting every damn day in the kitchen because my heart either belongs there or on a beach somewhere in Ibiza – and I just can’t seem to have both this time. My kitchen days have given me this beauty of a recipe to share.…

How To Successfully Use a Whole Chicken

Originally posted on The Farm on the Hill:
Picture used from Kitchenaid Since my parents’ meat processing plant burnt down (read about it here) and I’ve started staying home, I’ve been buying whole chickens at the grocery instead of just buying chicken breasts.  It is much cheaper and I get so much use out of one chicken!  For my area, it is in the $6 range for a whole chicken.  I have started to look for a local farmer that raises meat chickens so that I can know what is being fed to the chicken I’m eating and so that I can support my local agriculture.  I don’t know what that will do to the price, but as long as it is an obscene amount more, I think it is important to eat local when possible.  We vote with our dollars on what we want produced, and I think that putting money back in to local agriculture is important. However, I have had missteps since starting to use the whole chicken.  There are definitely things you need…