Are you cooking chicken breasts or thighs? Are they bone in or bone out? What's the benefit of brining chicken? What's the best way to cook chicken legs? Grilling? Baking? Pan Searing? Chicken is insanely common. It's likely the most common protein on the American table, with many families eating chicken several times a week. And there is no shortage of fantastic chicken recipes...you'll find several right here. But more important than any chicken recipe, is knowing How to Cook Chicken! You can read a recipe for roast chicken...but dose that tell you how to brine? or why? You can read a recipe for chicken piccata, but does it really explain how to pound out the chicken breast and sear it off, so the chicken is not over or under cooked. Here you'll find the the tips and tricks that will show you how best to cook different cuts of chicken using different cooking methods. Because once you know the fundamentals of say, roasting a bone-in chicken breast, you can add literally hundreds of spices, flavors and marinades, and cook it perfectly every time. Browse around, read, watch the videos, and most importantly practice cooking...and you'll quickly learn the best ways to cook chicken.

The Fastest Way to Roast a Whole Chicken

Perhaps my all time favorite way to cook chicken is simply whole roasted. The different cuts provide different flavors and textures, from the salty, fatty skin, to the tender juicy white meat of the breast, to the “tear flesh off the bone” wings and legs…there is something for everyone. And...

How to Grill Chicken Legs

Ah the Mighty Drumstick. If you’re a fan of meat on the bone, then you’ve gotta be a fan of the chicken leg. They have a ton of flavor, are tender and juicy and just look really cool! They are also perfect for slow cooking on the grill over the open flame. Because of the bone itself, chicken legs...

The Secrets to UN-Sucky Chicken Breasts

Let’s face it, boneless skinless chicken breasts, perhaps single most common meat on the American dinner plate, often taste like crap. They can dry out easily. They can be tough. Or if they aren’t tough, they’re often flappy and chewy. And they can taste like cardboard. The reality is, chicken...

How to Grill Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are perhaps, the most under-appreciated cut of the whole bird. Understandably, chicken breasts are the goto for the majority of people, but they are actually much harder to cook well. Thighs have more natural flavor to them, and are more “forgiving” for the home cook. They are less...

How to Grill Chicken Breasts

Grilling season for me, starts when the outside thermometer reads about 40 degrees. And chicken is often the most frequent grilling choice. Not only does the grill give chicken breasts a great flavor (and very cool grill marks if you follow my technique), but the it makes kitchen clean up so much...
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts

In this recipe video, I take an ordinary chicken breast and make it extraordinary, with the use of......BACON! Chicken breast, can be a bit boring, but not this dish. I've stuffed the chicken with a combination of spinach and cheese, and then wrap the whole thing is bacon. It gets a ton of...

How to Cook Chicken Thighs

Sometimes, in my more reflective moments, I feel a bit bad for the humble chicken thigh. The thigh is one of the most flavorful, tender, and juicy parts of the chicken, but damn if those breasts don’t get all the love. Now, I’ll say up front, I’ve got nothing against the breast. They are wonderful...

How to Roast Chicken Breasts

I see people (including myself) cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts all the time….they are so simple to do, and have a ton of great uses. However, there’s always something special about cooking meat on the bone, and here, I’m going to show you how to roast off the perfect bone-in chicken...
Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade Chicken Soup From the Carcass

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a homemade chicken soup...from scratch! I make chicken soup, just about every time we have a roast chicken, and I've got leftover chicken and bones. It is an easy soup recipe to make, and of course tastes great. It's also really easy to...

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