Tight seal on package, keep on bottom shelf near back for up to 3 days.
Avoid cracked packaging & any pink discoloration spots.
Pooled juice in bottom of container can mean it’s been on the self for a while.
Check expiration date.
White skin = grain fed
Yellow skin = corn fed
Taste is the same.
Generally better to buy chicken with the bone in.
Cutting a whole chicken
Turn up side down, Crack breastbone w/knife, push down & lift out breastbone. Separate rib meat, follow down rib w/sharp knife – remove ribs. Use bones for stock.
Use bones for stock.