WORD O’ THE DAY: spatchcock

Spatchcock (spachkok’)

noun  Flesh of a chicken or game bird, split, back and breastbones removed, and grilled.
transitive verb spatch-cocked, spatch-cock-ing,  spatch-cocks 1.  To prepare for grilling by splitting open.  2.  To introduce or interpose, especially in a labored or unsuitable manner.  

Now go use it in a sentence.  For example:  I’d like to give a shout out to my friend, Jesse, for spatchcocking the hell out of that chicken! (and…for introducing me to the term–it’s way more fun than boring old ‘butterflying’).  

Spatchcock Tutorial HERE
Photo Credit: FOODISTA


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