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Oven Roasted Turkey Thighs: Dos and Don’ts

Oven-roasted turkey thigh with golden brown skin resting on a cutting board

How do you prepare oven-roasted turkey thighs that aren’t rubbery and chewy? Unlike a turkey breast, a turkey thigh is high in connective tissue and collagen that benefits from longer cook times at lower temperatures and pulling them out of the oven at an internal temperature of 180°F. Cooking a turkey thigh relatively quickly to […]

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Crunchy Cast Iron Chicken Thighs Recipe

Chicken thigh with golden brown crunchy skin cooked in a cast iron skillet

The key to cooking cast iron chicken thighs with crunchy skin is to start them skin side down in a cold cast iron skillet to start, then placed over a burner set to moderate heat. You also need to give the chicken thighs some space to render their fat and moisture properly. Did I mention […]

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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe

Baked Chicken Thighs on a wire rack on a cooking sheet revealing ultra-crispy skin

Is it even possible for a baked chicken thigh to turn out crispy? I’ve seen a lot of recipes for crispy baked chicken thighs claiming crispy skin but then their photos reveal otherwise. I want fried chicken-like crispness. I’m talking pork rind crispness. A chicken thigh, unlike a chicken breast, is incredibly resilient and has […]

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