Meat and Poultry Labeling
`mechanically separated meat or poultry' mean?"
"If chicken is labeled 'fresh,' how can it be so rock hard?"
"Does 'natural' mean 'raised without hormones'?"
to learn more about what the terms on the poultry labels mean.
Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore
1 chicken 5 lbs. cut into pieces
1/4 C. olive oil
1 C. flour
1 C. onions
1 C. mushrooms sliced
1 C. carrots julienned
1 C. green pepper julienned
2 T. garlic minced
8 C. tomatoes chopped and peeled
1 small can tomato paste
3/4 C. red wine
1 t. oregano
1 t. basil
1 1/2 t. salt
1 t. pepper
freshly grated Romano cheese
Wash and drain chicken pieces
Heat the oil in a deep skillet. Roll and coat each piece of chicken in the
flour. Brown each piece of chicken until golden brown. Add the chicken to the
Saute the onion, mushroom, carrots, green peppers and garlic in the same pan for
10 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, oregano, basil, salt and
pepper. Cook for 10 minutes and then add it to the chicken in the crock pot.
Cook on high for 1 hour. Turn down to low and cook for 6 - 7 hours.
Taste to adjust seasonings and serve with the Romano cheese.