As most of you probably know, we sell whole, pasture-raised chicken (more info) here on the farm and at the Hendersonville Farmer's Market. We've made the decision to only sell whole chickens because we believe utilizing the whole bird allows our customers to get the biggest bang for their buck.
Of course when we tell this to potential new customers, we hear things like "how do I use a whole chicken", "there's only 2 of us", "we only eat white meat" or "how do you cut up a whole chicken". I must confess, all of these used to apply to us as well. However, now that we've learned how to maximize the whole bird, we love it and hopefully you will too!
To help you get the most out of your next whole chicken, here are some helpful tips and recipes: