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How to Dehydrate Chicken Meat at Home

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Fr Have you ever considered dehydrating chicken meat to preserve it for later use? Learning to dehydrate chicken meat turns a kitchen staple into a versatile and long-lasting ingredient. And here’s a fun fact: this preservation method has been used since 12,000 BC or earlier. Dehydrated chicken has removed the water content, inhibiting the growth […]

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How to Clean Chicken Feet (Step-by-Step Guide)

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Chicken feet may sound bizarre to some, but they are a delicacy in many cultures. The feet are rich in protein and collagen, and when cooked, can add a gelatinous texture to a dish—particularly to chicken stock or broth, which they are commonly used in. However, cleaning chicken feet can be intimidating—and many people may […]

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How to Store Chicken Meat Safely

Chicken is a versatile and delicious protein that is a staple in many households worldwide, with the most being eaten in the United States. In fact, Americans eat an estimated 8 billion chickens each year, with the average person consuming about a hundred pounds of chicken annually. Chicken meat is especially popular with homesteaders and […]

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How to Gut a Chicken: A Step-by-Step Guide

Are you a beginner in the world of chicken butchering and have no clue how to gut a chicken? It can be a daunting process, and while butchering and gutting a chicken is rarely an enjoyable process, it’s far easier than you might think. In this post, we will break down the process into easy-to-follow […]

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No More Salmonella Recalls: New Technology Revealed

Every year, the federal government launches numerous investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks caused by pathogens such as salmonella, listeria, and E. coli. Shockingly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million people suffer from foodborne illnesses annually, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. Salmonella is a notorious culprit, frequently associated with […]

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Chicken Protein: Parts of a Chicken You Can Use for Protein

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When we think about the parts of a chicken that we readily consume, we often think of the basics: the breast, wings, and thighs. But the truth is, there’s a lot more on that bird that can be eaten and used for protein than just those same ‘ol parts of the chicken. With that being […]

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How to Humanely Kill a Chicken

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When the time comes to process a chicken intended for meat, it’s only fair to try to end its life in the most humane way possible. There are a few different viewpoints regarding which method is the most humane. But the truth is, all of the following, if done properly, is the easiest on the […]

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How to Defeather a Chicken

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One of the more intensive tasks of butchering and dressing a meat chicken is the de-feathering or the plucking part. How you defeather a chicken depends largely on what you intend to use the chicken for when fully dressed. Will you use the meat as a whole fryer? A roaster? Just for the breasts or […]

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How to Make a Chicken Plucker

Have you always been interested in learning how to make a chicken plucker but didn’t know where to start? Or are you struggling to pluck chickens manually? Look no further because this comprehensive guide will show you step-by-step how to build a top-notch chicken plucker! Here, we also briefly discuss the differences between plucking and […]

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Can You Eat Roosters? Everything You Need To Know

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Whether dealing with a hostile rooster, a lack of space, or the desire to eat the animals you’ve raised, you’re bound to eventually ask, “can I eat my rooster?” Here is everything you need to know about that. I’ll talk about why people eat their roosters. I’ll also discuss when you should butcher your rooster, […]

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