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For Generations of Black Women, Fried Chicken Meant Financial Freedom

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For Black women in America - especially in Virginia - fried chicken has always been a lifeline Of all the foods the South has given to the American culinary landscape, fried chicken is one of the most impactful. And for good reason. In the more than 300 years since the dish was first recorded in the American South, it has garnered international praise for the characteristic combination of textures, techniques, and flavors that go into it: Crispy, crunchy skin hides juicy and tender meat inside, and if done properly, the seasonings can be tasted to the bone.
But where did one of America's...
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Americans Can't Kick the Fried Chicken Bucket

Americans Can't Kick the Fried Chicken Bucket

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Re-introducing one of life's greatest joys: the fried chicken bucket Last year, a few days before December 25, I decided I would grab buckets of KFC fried chicken for our Jewish family's non-Christmas dinner. The idea isn't unique: KFC “party barrels” on Christmas and the days leading up to it are a tradition in Japan , where the chain's fried chicken has become the folkloric way to celebrate in a country not tied to Christian traditions. (In that spirit, I planned to make a trip to the closest Japanese market for plump ikura to pair with the secretly seasoned poultry pieces.)
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