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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of spatchcock.


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  • It was a political arrangement, spatchcocked together to force the International Monetary Fund to keep forking out for the initial bail-out.

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  • It is half of B*Witched doing a spatchcocked Lady Gaga impression based on the guitar riff from The Flight Of The Conchords' theme with hollow vocals about dancing.

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  • Beeton's matronly tone is softened by a pregnant Dahl, cooing over stone fruits and the dark, Shiraz-y flesh of a spatchcocked pigeon.

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  • Mr. Yaseen won the barbecue championship in 2009 with a grilled water-buffalo soola a traditional marinade and spatchcocked chicken with different spices for the leg and breast.

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  • I have fried, fricasseed, stuffed and spatchcocked them.

    Jazzing Up the Bird

  • If you do manage to get them out, they have to go home at 9.30pm simply because they are spatchcocked with tiredness.

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  • "Chicken, unless it is spatchcocked, and fish, which simply doesn't work well."

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  • Pretty little spatchcocked quail stuffed under the skin with smashed garlic cloves and hot red pepper and then thrown on the grill?

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  • And you have a beautifully spatchcocked chicken ready to prepare how you wish.

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  • The chicken is spatchcocked go here for our tutorial on spatchcocking which allows for it to cook evenly & remain really juicy.

    Archive 2008-07-01


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