Online Class

Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken


Get started cooking chicken! Learn the skills you need to confidently cook a variety of crave-worthy meals.

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Marge Perry
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join cookbook author and food writer Marge Perry and explore the essentials of transforming boring chicken dishes into flavorful meals the whole family will love! Learn how to evenly pound and perfectly sear boneless chicken breasts as well as stuff and bake bone-in breasts for tender, juicy results. Master the three-part process behind Buffalo wings that easily outdo any restaurant version, and discover the potential in affordable, versatile chicken thighs and drumsticks. Learn two ways to roast a whole chicken -- — one that puts dinner on your table with only 10 minutes of prep time! Plus, quickly cut up or carve a whole chicken with Marge's expert tips. Join today and gain the skills to make any chicken recipe a savory success!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet food writer, cookbook author and culinary instructor Marge Perry, and let go of your anxiety over working with chicken! Learn how this Craftsy class was designed to best answer your chicken-cooking questions.
2. Boneless Breasts
3. Bone-In Breasts
4. Chicken Wings
5. Chicken Thighs
6. Drumsticks
7. Spatchcocking
8. Cooking the Whole Bird
9. Cutting Up a Whole Bird

Taught by

Marge Perry
Marge Perry
Marge Perry is a chef instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. She also is a food writer and has appeared in many magazines, including Cooking Light, Better Homes and Gardens, Self and Eating Well. She has contributed to more than 20 cookbooks in addition to authoring Cooking with Love. Marge is passionate about helping people fit healthy recipes into their lives as easily as possible, and is thrilled to empower the Craftsy community with techniques for wholesome, delicious food.
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