So, how bad is it to cook a chicken with giblets in it?
Because I can’t get them out.
Seriously. The damn things won’t come out.
I put it in the fridge for 22 hours, people. TWENTY-TWO.
AND I put it in cold water for two hours, using clean water every thirty minutes for two hours. (Do you have any idea how little I needed something else forcing me out of my office chair every thirty minutes?? Cuz kidlets doing that isn’t enough?)
Yeah, I used BOTH defrosting methods and those giblets were frozen to the inside of the bird.
So now, I’ve whipped off my rubber gloves in a bold move born of pure frustration: I am touching the bird with my bare hands. A raw chicken. On my hands. Are you hearing me? Cuz I’m about to ruin dinner by puking into the cavity of this bird. (Salmonella poisoning, here I come!!) I’m going to have to spray bleach *this whole area*
It’s labeled an “EASY Roaster Chicken.”
I hate liars.
The bird is now double-ziplocked and back in the fridge.
We’ll save “easy” for tomorrow night but today?
Who’s feelin’ like a burger?