Poultry & Game Answers

Brining a turkey

I've just heard about "brining" a whole turkey before roasting. I'm fixing a turkey breast for this Thanksgiving and was wondering if the brining process wil...

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Freezable casseroles

I would like a recipe for a chicken casserole that can be made ahead and frozen – either cooked before or after freezing – preferably to be cooked after taki...

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Smoking a turkey

This past Thanksgiving I smoked a turkey in an off-set barbecue pit using burning wood only (no charcoal). The meat turned out great, but the skin was satura...

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Spicing up Piri-Piri Chicken

I was in Portugal last year and had the most magical Piri-Piri Chicken. I've tried to replicate the recipe several times with not much success. I've marinate...

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Thawing & cooking a turkey breast

I have an 8 lb. turkey breast that is frozen. How far in advance should I put it in the refrigerator to defrost it? Can you give me roasting instructions? Ca...

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What is Chicken Monterey?

I have heard of Chicken Monteray and have searched through all my cookbooks and online and have found nothing. Can you please tell me if you have heard of it...

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An authentic Irish chicken dish

Can you give me some ideas for a St. Patrick’s Day dinner party that uses chicken, i.e., an authentic Irish chicken dish?

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A great chicken soup recipe

I need a really good and simple chicken soup recipe – have tried unsuccessfully to make this soup which I love – what am I doing wrong? HELP!

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A special chicken casserole recipe

I had this great chicken recipe from an ex-girlfriend, but now I can't find it. Can you help me? I remember it had chicken thighs on the bottom of a casserol...

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What is Pheasant Under Glass?

I teach at a community college in the culinary arts dept. and a student recently asked me what pheasant under glass is. I told him I did not know that answer...

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Preparing doves & game birds

I will be going hunting for doves soon. I would like to know how to hang them, bleed them, pluck them – anything that would make the process easier and safer.

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Roasting a turkey in an oven bag

Wondered what you thought about Reynold’s oven cooking bags for roasting a turkey, or what the best method would be?

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How to make Broasted chicken

I once ate broasted chicken. It looked to me like a deep-fry presser cooker of some kind was used. Can I do this sort of thing at home? P.S. I have looked in...

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Cooking a giant chicken shawarma

I'm trying to find info which will explain the method of how to put together a big chicken shawarma on a skewer (about 20kg). So far I've found nothing. Can ...

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A special baked chicken recipe

I'm looking for a baked chicken recipe that has a breaded chicken baked in a button-mushroom-white-wine-and-butter sauce. It is served in a local supper club...

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A special chicken curry dish

I'm am trying to duplicate a wonderful dish for curry chicken. It contained peas, carrots, onions, chicken quarters, curry and apricot nectar. It was a dish ...

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