What really separates Heritage Breeds of chicken from the rest of the pack, and why is it so important to help preserve breed diversity?
What is most remarkable about the chicken is that every one of the approximately 12 billion that populate the planet earth are all descended from the Red junglefowl (gallus gallus) of southern Asia.
Of course, counting how many chickens exist is no easy task considering that chicken just surpassed beef as the most eaten meat in the United States. Chickens al...
Ingredients: One 3 to 4 lb Whole Heritage Chicken1 Tbsp Olive Oil
Rub:2 Tbsp Kosher Salt2 Tbsp Sugar in the Raw (can use brown sugar)2 Tbsp Ground Chili’s (ground roasted New Mexico chili’s)1 Tbsp Large Grind Black Pepper1 Tbsp Five Spice Powder½ Tbsp Granulated Garlic½ Tbsp Onion Powder¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper¼ tsp Celery Seeds
Glaze:½ cup Melted Butter½ cup Balsamic Vinegar½ cup Honey
Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix all ingredients for rub and set aside until you prepare chicken. ...
Certification by the American Poultry Association (APA) is the ultimate seal of approval for humane poultry production. The APA is America’s oldest agricultural association. Its certifications are endorsed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and it signifies that the animals are raised with balanced genetics, not genetics overbred for fast growth. Heritage chickens […]
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Brining chicken in a buttermilk bath before frying it to crispy golden-brown perfection has been a long standing southern tradition, but did you know using buttermilk to brine your chicken will produced juicy, fall off the bone tender result when roasted in your over too!
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Union Square Cafe's Executive Chef and Partner, Carmen Quagliata, is passionate about his native Italian cuisine. Carmen’s culinary style was formed by the Sicilian matriarchs of his family, who made sausage and bread by hand and grew pole beans from seeds carried across the Atlantic by their Italian kin.
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Chef Steve Pope knows that American culinary traditions are tied to preserving Heritage Animals.These animals get to live as they are supposed to with plenty of outdoor space and time to grow and develop. This means a more flavorful bird, but it also means relearning how to cook a real chicken. He has worked with […]
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What really separates Heritage Breeds of chicken from the rest of the pack, and why is it so important to help preserve breed diversity? What is most remarkable about the chicken is that every one of the approximately 12 billion that populate the planet earth are all descended from the Red junglefowl (gallus gallus) of […]
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Grandma Litke was a God fearing woman and never missed Church on Sunday, which meant she had to get up early to start Sunday dinner. One of her Sunday specials was baked chicken. She’d get everything ready and just before she walked out the door it all went into the oven. She knew her hen […]
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Mama’s Southern-Style Chicken ‘N Dumplings Recipe courtesy of Mississippi Hometown Cookbook by Sheila Simmons & Kent Whitaker Photo Credit: istockphoto.com • Leslie Banks If you want a little taste of the south, chicken and dumplings are a good way to go. This would be extra special with homemade chicken broth so be sure to save all the […]
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Last week we had the pleasure to provide the meat for a lovely food and wine event at the Astor Center in New York. The event was titled “Grilling and Swilling: Hot Weather Reds and Heritage Meats,” and looked at pairing favorite summer grilling recipes with delicious red wines. The event helped raise money for […]
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Laura’s Summer Picnic Fried Chicken is one of our favorite recipes. We find it particularly well suited to our Columdian Wyandotte Chickens. There is nothing that can compare to home fried chicken. Laura Reese could kill, pluck, clean and fry a chicken before you could get to, and from, local Chicken Shack in […]
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So you’ve just gotten your Columbian Wyandotte Chickens and are looking for some recipe ideas. Here’s another great one from Chef Cheryl McCleary: Ingredients 1 3 to 4 lb Whole Heritage Chicken 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Rub: 2 Tbsp Kosher Salt 2 Tbsp Sugar in the Raw (can use brown sugar) 2 Tbsp Ground Chili’s […]
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