Originally Posted by thirdeye
Well, the reason I like to buy fresh birds (or frozen ones that are not enhanced) is so I can brine them myself. Nothing against Whole Foods or anything.
If this were my call, I would cancel the brine order, but keep the fresh bird on order. Tomorrow buy a whole chicken breast (not split breasts) or buy a whole chicken and butcher it yourself leaving the breast whole, then brine it and cook it this week. This way the wife will see what's up. My money's on the brined bird and your skill at the pit.
Thirdeye what is the purpose of the wooden picks through the skin?
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