To Cut a Chicken into Pieces

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Cut off the leg and separate at the joint into drumstick and second joint. Cut off the wing and remove the tip; separate wing at middle joint. Remove leg and wing from other side. Separate the wish-bone, with the meat which is on it, from the breast; cut through the ribs on either side and separate the breast from the back; cut the breast in half lengthwise, and the back through the middle crosswise. The side bones may be cut apart lengthwise with a cleaver. There should be twelve pieces. The neck and the tips of the wings may be cooked with the giblets, and used for making gravy