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Basic Roast Chicken

When cooking a whole chicken or turkey, I can not stress enough the difference a digital meat thermometer makes! It completely takes the guess work out of when it is cooked and prevents over cooking and drying the meat out. I bought mine at Superstore for $24 and it has been worth every penny. If you have time, take the chicken out of the fridge about 30 minutes before cooking, this helps the skin crisp up but isn’t necessary. Drizzle olive or grape seed oil onContinue Reading

The Many Medicinal Properties of Food

Food as thy medicine, that’s what we believe and what we are trying to cultivate here at Sage Creek Permaculture. This article supports that point of view and is one we hope you enjoy and share too. By Dr. Mercola “Your lifestyle can be generally healing and supportive of good health, or the root of disease. Exercise, for example, has been shown to be as effective as modern drugs for heart disease and diabetes. Likewise, food has tremendous healing potential, and can rightfully be viewed and approachedContinue Reading

Beer Can Chicken

I purchased a stand from Canadian Tire for this recipe, well worth the few dollars! Rub:     1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper 2 tbsp paprika 2 tsp dry mustard 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper   1/2 can of beer   Preheat your grill to 375 degrees F.  Mix all dry ingredients.  Place chicken legs down on the beer can.  Place in stand or on a grill safe plate.  Sprinkle 1 Tbsp of seasoning into the top cavity of the chicken.Continue Reading

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