The Science Of Dark vs. White Meat

The family is gathered around the table, the question rings out: white meat or dark? Your soul struggles with the decision, shall you follow Yoda or Palpatine? The YING OR THE YANG?! WHAT TO DOOOO?! Meat eaters of the world are full of opinions on rare versus well done, lamb or mutton, light versus dark. … “The Science Of Dark vs. White Meat”

Read More

Roast chicken with soft dark meat

I swear I have figured out the best way to roast a chicken at home. The problem with whole chicken is that the white meat up here is best when it’s just barely cooked through. But the dark meat down here, the legs, the thighs, this stuff is best when it’s been cooked to smithereens, … “Roast chicken with soft dark meat”

Read More

Why Do Birds Have White And Dark Meat? (And Do We?)

If you’ve ever been in charge of serving turkey at Thanksgiving, you may know that birds have both white and dark meat. That’s because they have two main types of muscle fibers: slow twitch and fast twitch. As you might expect, slow twitch muscle fibers contract more slowly. They’re built for endurance activities, like long-distance … “Why Do Birds Have White And Dark Meat? (And Do We?)”

Read More