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Old 09-20-2014, 09:23 AM   #41
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lol. this is like a bad dream for cws.
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Old 09-20-2014, 10:07 AM   #42
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chicken and milk- just a guess

Just a guess but it may have something to do with how crispy the skin gets when baked or fried.
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Old 09-20-2014, 10:19 AM   #43
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It's an old habit that isn't relevant anymore. Many years ago, most of the chickens people ate were older, tougher birds. Soaking them in buttermilk tenderized them because of the acidity in the buttermilk. Today's chickens are butchered and sold at a much younger age, so they are inherently more tender.
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Old 09-20-2014, 10:26 AM   #44
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It's an old habit that isn't relevant anymore. Many years ago, most of the chickens people ate were older, tougher birds. Soaking them in buttermilk tenderized them because of the acidity in the buttermilk. Today's chickens are butchered and sold at a much younger age, so they are inherently more tender.
So true. One didn't just run out to the coop and grab a chicken for supper. Maybe a rooster, but not a chicken. They weren't slaughtered until they stopped laying. And you only need one rooster to a flock of chickens.
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Old 09-20-2014, 10:28 AM   #45
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Chickens have teeth?
Yes, but they are very scarce.
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Old 09-20-2014, 12:15 PM   #46
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When you soak chickens in milk, doesn't it make the chickens mad? Does the milk make the chickens moo instead of cluck? Inquiring minds want to know.
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Old 09-20-2014, 02:10 PM   #47
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When you soak chickens in milk, doesn't it make the chickens mad? Does the milk make the chickens moo instead of cluck? Inquiring minds want to know.
If you hear a chicken Moo then it's time to review your medications with your doctor.


But I understand your logic.

No one wants a mad chicken.... But no matter what you soak them in I think they might be perturbed.

We really need Myrtles prospective on this issue.
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Old 09-20-2014, 02:15 PM   #48
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What does soaking chicken in milk do?

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If you hear a chicken Moo then it's time to review your medications with your doctor.


But I understand your logic.

No one wants a mad chicken.... But no matter what you soak them in I think they might be perturbed.

We really need Myrtles prospective on this issue.

I think chickens prefer to bathe in dust, which might make them a bit gritty when cooked. Might extend the breading, though.
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I think chickens prefer to bathe in dust, which might make them a bit gritty when cooked. Might extend the breading, though.
Where is CWS and Mrytle when you need them.
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cookies should be dipped in milk. not chiefs.
Chiefs are best dipped in milk when the milk is in a large, sterile container, and is ice cold. Three of four dips for about 20 seconds each will do.

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