Saturday we didn't sleep in. We headed to town to the Farmers market. My cousin Kitts had been telling me on Facebook she would have fresh butchered organic chickens.
The market had lots of organic meats, grains, and produce. You could even get a 10 minute chair massage there. I don't know what that had to do with going green.
Sunday Kitts made the local newspaper! Now I knew organic meant high prices. But I wasn't ready for the sticker shock, because I didn't do the math when I saw they were $4.00 a pound, and they weighed at least 4 lbs. You do the math, I just can't bring myself to say what two 4 pound chickens at 4.00 a pound added up to.
Let's just say we were going to eat high on the
So for Father's day we invited the
Now could we tell a difference in the chicken? You bet your booty we could. I noticed right away when I cut it up, there was no fat layer under the skin on the thighs. There were no dark bones. There were no bloody joints. As for the taste . . . there is no comparison. It was D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!!!
So if you get a chance, go for the organic, fresh, never frozen, chickens. If you are local you can purchase it on Saturdays at the Lincoln University Farmer's Market.