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The Way to a Man’s Heart

Jackson 20According to my husband, it’s with homemade fried chicken that one can steal a man’s heart.  After a month of eating out in St. Louis while thinking about this incredible meal that we had at Jackson 20 (see photo),  he came home on Friday, begging for a dinner of nothing but fried chicken.

Here’s my how to…

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

4 tbsp Kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
2-3 pounds of chicken drumsticks and thighs
3 cups nonfat buttermilk
3 tablespoons cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Oil for frying (I like to throw some bacon fat in the mix)

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