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Recipe: Butterflied Whole Chicken

Nov 22, 2020
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Food Guy Greg Patent describes how to roast a 3-5 pound butterflied whole chicken, basted with herb-garlic-butter paste:

Chicken rotisserie
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Costco, the warehouse shopping club, is vertically integrating its loss-leader $4.99 rotisserie chicken production with a new, huge poultry processing complex in Fremont, Nebraska and poultry contracts with more than a hundred Nebraska farmers. Food Guys Jon and Greg react to a widely-cited 2018 article in Civil Eats about Costco's supply-chain experiment.

Montana Regulators Issue Alert About Uninspected Meat

Jul 24, 2018
Ground beef.
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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Department of Livestock officials have issued a public health alert urging people in the Missoula area to throw out or return meat products produced by K&C Foods after April 5.

Six-Pound Chickens, Dull Flavor, and 'Woody Breast'

Apr 12, 2016
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"Food Guys" Jon Jackson and Greg Patent recapitulate Kelsey Gee's March 2016 article from The Wall Street Journal: "Bigger Chickens Bring A Tough New Problem: 'Woody Breast.'"

Jon Jackson, who investigated Iowa chicken processing plants in the 1970s, recalls his amazement at the time when he learned that a chicken could grow to market size (3.5 pounds) in 90 days. "Now I'm reading that today's farmers can raise a 3.5 pound chicken in 35 days, using 8 pounds of feed."