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Homemade Chicken Stocks

Home-made stocks have several benefits over store bought varieties: the flavor is better and fresher, you can control the amount of salt in your dish (in fact, each of these is made without salt), and in most cases, they will contain much more collagen – the protein that makes up […]

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Asian Style Chicken Stock

Asian-style chicken stocks are flavored with green onions or leeks and ginger. These mild flavorings ensure that other ingredients shine without the interference of strong European-style aromatics. Recipes for European style light and dark chicken stocks can be found here: Light Chicken Stock Dark Chicken Stock

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Dark Chicken Stock

Sometimes you want to bring extra flavor to a dish, and while light chicken stock tastes great, and homemade stock even better, it lacks the deep roasty notes that can really help some dishes shine. Dark or roasted chicken stock has a deep flavor of roasted chicken and caramelized vegetables. […]

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Chicken Thigh Katsu

Katsu is a Japanese fried cutlet preparation – part of a tradition of Japanese cuisine called Yōshoku – essentially western influenced foods. Often made with pork, it appears in a number of preparations: simple served with shredded cabbage and a spicy sauce (similar to a thickened and sweetened worcestershire sauce) […]

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Hi There. Want some Chicken?

Hello. Hi there, and welcome to The Chicken Thigh Guy. I’m Drew, a cook , writer, and food photographer living in Columbus, Ohio. A couple years ago, some friends joked that, because I was always posting recipes featuring them, I should write a cookbook about Chicken Thighs. So I did. […]