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    In praise of thighs

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    I love chicken thighs. Dark, tasty, succulent flesh wrapped in crispy skin or simply naked. Can't understand why breast is so popular. Dry and tasteless.

    Thighs are close to heaven

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    Amen, peril!

    Just a few weeks ago, I officially decreed that I'm not eating dry breasts anymore -- can't stand 'em -- and will substitute all recipes with juicy thighs instead.

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    I used to be a breast man but after becoming primal I'm now a thigh man...

    What are we talking about again?

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    Yesterday's dinner was four or five chicken thighs (bone-in and skin-on, of course!) and a few drumsticks, tossed in the crockpot and adulterated, er, improved with the addition of Italian spices, olive oil, a drained can of diced tomatoes, a drained can of olives, a cup or so of chopped onion and half of a bell pepper, sliced thin. Primal chicken cacciatore - heavenly.

    But with chicken breast? It would have been downright nasty. Yay for thighs!
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    Thighs are definitely the tastiest part of the chicken.

    Well, after the skin . . . .

    And the liver . . . .

    And the heart. . . .

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    Yum! I buy thighs 95% of the time... cheaper AND tastier? Fairly flavorful even when you get the boneless/skinless ones? Yes please!

    The only time I buy chicken breast is if it's on sale to the point where it's cheaper than thighs, and I save it for dishes where it's gonna be covered in fat (wrapped in bacon, drowned in coconut milk) because otherwise the stuff's just gross.
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    Ya ! You are absolutely right ! Thighs are the tastiest part of chicken !

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    Another in agreement that the thighs are best! We had the Coconut Curry from the PB cookbook last night with chicken thighs. Yum! I do sometimes buy chicken breast meat for quick lunches/BAS.
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    Another vote for thighs...!

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    "...cigars rolled on the plump thighs of Cuban women"...oh, wait a sec, you're talking about THOSE thighs. Yes, they're wonderful!

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