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The Kitchen Hack That'll Have You Eating Well All Week

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    Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. It was named Best Food Publication at the 2012 James Beard Awards and Best Culinary Website at the 2013, 2014, and 2015 IACP Awards.
    By Leslie Stephens

    There are three million chicken recipes on the Internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.

    One chicken can go a long way  an entire week of meals, to be exact. 

    It's not uncommon for my weekly grocery list to feature a smattering of protein odds and ends. With one ribeye here, one pork chop there, it can resemble a catalog of butcher's cuts  plus, it makes for an exhausting grocery run. But, for the weeks when lazily perusing the meat section isn't an option, there's always chicken. Click ahead to learn how to break down a whole chicken, and then cook with it all week.















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    By using the thighs, wings, breasts, and even the carcass, you can turn one whole chicken into several dinners. This week, break down a chicken into the sum of its parts and help it realize its potential as a variety of satisfying chicken recipes.

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