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Old 10-08-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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Beer can chicken?

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...53760139,d.b2I So, I read this article, and found it somewhat interesting. Not sure if I agree with it though.
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Old 10-09-2013, 05:35 AM   #2
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A lot of it does make sense. Definitely doesn't add flavor.I think it does add moisture, I put a 1/2 lemon in the neck to block off any steam that might rise and keep it in the cavity. But I pour the beer into a glass, add water back into the can, drink the beer while the bird cooks.
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Old 10-09-2013, 12:14 PM   #3
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I do it pretty much the same way, except I plug the neck hole with a small onion, and I put chicken broth in the can, which I use later along with the carcass boiledm down to make a nice smoked chicken soup.
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The other thing that got me about this article was when they said "you don't see any 5 star michelin restaurants serving beer can chicken" no kiddin? You don't see any BBQ joints serving beef wellington with stuffed chilean sea bass garnished with truffle risotto and mango salsa either.
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:28 PM   #5
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The other thing that got me about this article was when they said "you don't see any 5 star michelin restaurants serving beer can chicken" no kiddin? You don't see any BBQ joints serving beef wellington with stuffed chilean sea bass garnished with truffle risotto and mango salsa either.
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Been can chicken is a cruel joke. Split them cluckers and lay them out flat. That is how the Lord intended for folks to cook birds..least for them too lazy to hook up the Rotess..which is the apex.
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Been can chicken is a cruel joke. Split them cluckers and lay them out flat. That is how the Lord intended for folks to cook birds..least for them too lazy to hook up the Rotess..which is the apex.
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Been can chicken is a cruel joke. Split them cluckers and lay them out flat. That is how the Lord intended for folks to cook birds..least for them too lazy to hook up the Rotess..which is the apex.
I don't think it's a joke. It's the way I believe in cooking a bird. I also don't believe in the lord, or god or whatever. So, there's that.
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