How to Tell When Chicken Sausage is Done? 3 Ways to Be Sure

The best way to tell if chicken sausage is done is using a thermometer – fully cooked chicken sausage should be cooked to 165°F. A fully-cooked sausage has an even brown color on the outside and is white or light pink on the inside. It is also firm to the touch all throughout. As a […]

How Many Chicken Tenderloins is 4 Oz? Answered!

About 2 chicken tenderloins weigh 4 ounces. Keep in mind that this is an estimate – the exact number can vary depending on the weight of each chicken tender! It was only after I got to culinary school that I realized just how important weight is when it comes to cooking. It can determine the […]

Can You Eat a Rooster? A Crowing Good Question!

Can you eat a rooster? Yes, you can eat a rooster although the meat is a bit different in taste and texture to chicken. I didn’t learn that you could eat rooster until very recently! In fact, it was one of my friends who has a farm who introduced me to this concept and I […]

How to Cook Chicken Sausage: A Sizzling Guide

There are three methods you can use to cook chicken sausages – frying, grilling, and baking. I know that chicken sausages don’t get a lot of love compared to regular pork sausages. However, considering that chicken sausage has fewer calories, I have worked hard to experiment with all the different ways I can cook chicken […]

Smoked Chicken Thighs Brine | Wet and Dry Brining Methods

As a busy chef that spends 50 weekly hours or thereabout in my kitchen and by my outdoor grill, I have smoked bone-in chicken breasts, whole chicken, and even chicken wings. So it was high time I tried smoked chicken thighs. I like my smoked chicken thighs brined to get them moisturized and tender.  So, […]

Smoked Chicken Kabobs | Step-by-step Instructions and FAQs

During the last summer when the weather was great, I heated the grill for some favorite, old-time family delicacies. Smoked chicken kebabs – a recipe I grew up with – happened to be on the menu, and I’m showing you how it’s done today. If you’ve been following my recipes, you’ll see I have a […]

Smoked Bone In Chicken Breast: Your Guide to Success

I have been advocating for smoked bone in chicken breast dishes for a long time now! Although people enjoy the boneless version due to convenience, I will always contend that bone in is the way to go. In this post I will show you exactly how to make this finger licking dish and offer up […]

Chicken vs Beef: The Truth You Probably Don’t Know

Are red meats like beef really as unhealthy and chicken as healthy as the media makes us believe? It’s a difficult question to answer and a tricky comparison; a new study has shown that chicken and beef contain equal amounts of cholesterol. Chicken, like most white meat, is quite healthy but some chicken cuts have […]

Smoked Chicken Breast on Traeger: An Easy Guide!

My family has always been a big fan of smoked chicken breasts. So, I grew up learning how to make this recipe by heart. If you have a Traeger grill and want to know how to recreate this recipe on your specific make and model, then here is your guide. Discover how to make smoked […]

Kabob vs Kebab: What is the Difference?

Kabob and kebab refer to the same delicacy. There’s literally no difference, apart from the spelling. They both refer to meat grilled with vegetables on a skewer or spit originating from the Middle East. People often ask me if there really is a difference between the two. Surely, as a chef, I must know? They […]

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