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purplequeenvt

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Alright... I have heard this for YEARS but I can not for the life of me figure out how yall get them clean enough to eat...
Serioiusly.. I can't picture any of you super busy, hard working ladies sitting down for half an hour to give a dead rooster a through pedicure.....

You have to scald and peel them. A few years ago, a couple friends and I bought 100+ almost ready to slaughter meat birds for something like $3/bird and my mom asked me to save the feet for her. I spent hours scalding and peeling them. I’m pretty sure there’s still some in her freezer.
 

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You have to scald and peel them. A few years ago, a couple friends and I bought 100+ almost ready to slaughter meat birds for something like $3/bird and my mom asked me to save the feet for her. I spent hours scalding and peeling them. I’m pretty sure there’s still some in her freezer.
Nope. I can't get my own nails clean enough sometimes & my hands haven't been in poop & mud 24/7 for weeks. Scalding or not, I'm just not going to believe they're clean. :sick
 

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Nope. I can't get my own nails clean enough sometimes & my hands haven't been in poop & mud 24/7 for weeks. Scalding or not, I'm just not going to believe they're clean. :sick
Cut the end of the toes off. Using tongs, scald 1 foot for about 10 seconds. Immerse in cold water, it should peel easy.

Regular chicken feet are pretty skinny, Cornish Cross are bigger. They make a good broth.
 

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Cut the end of the toes off. Using tongs, scald 1 foot for about 10 seconds. Immerse in cold water, it should peel easy.

Regular chicken feet are pretty skinny, Cornish Cross are bigger. They make a good broth.
:) - though I think I'll still give them to the dogs - it's good for their teeth - keeping tartar off.
 

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Finally got on top of the rain "remodeling" of the ranch road - TRACTORS RULE !!! Harrowed the arenas - picked out big rocks. Sausage ragu on the stove and it smells yummy. We've got a friend staying with us who is working at a tracking test (dog thing). When she get's back here today we're going to go work her young dog in the big arena - then eat.
GORGEOUS DAY out today - started 48, blue skies and currently 73 !!!! EEEP!! Love it - but not the wake up of scaled creatures. Haven't seen anything but little lizzies. That's good.
 

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Heard San Diego had an earthquake that was felt as far as Orange County.
You OK?
Thanks for checking!!! ❤️ It was a big loud thud-boom for us. About 3 miles from the observatory and about 30 miles from us.
We are all fine and doing well here. Just a "bump in the night". Or as the long ago tv California Happy Cow commercial for CA Cheese - the cow's opinion is "foot massage"
Here's that commercial - enjoy:
 
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