March 17, 2015

Why do we love chicken so much?

Kids love them, fast food restaurants count on them and advertisers use them to lure in millions of hungry Americans every year. As more consumers demand on-the-go alternatives to fattier beef and pork dishes, chicken nuggets and tenders reign supreme. Like a Fruit Roll-Up or Pop-Tart, nuggets are a food, but also an invention. Before the batter-fried, golden chunks of chicken became standard fare at McDonald’s, supermarkets and restaurants, the bite-sized pieces had a long and interesting history.  Read More

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