Always have good and fat poultry where possible; in the country you may command it!
And here’s a peak at the Dorking breed, note the 5 toes:
Source: Practical American Cookery and Domestic Economy, E. Hall, 1856.
More Fun Discoveries
- It Is Not Merely a Question of How Long the Bird Has Been Dead – USDA ~1917
- Prairie Chicken Recipe ~1886
- Classic: Broiled Salmon ~1922