National Poultry Day and Game Hens Coq au Vin

Rosemarie's Kitchen

Depending upon which of the various “National” Calendars you subscribe to, today is National Oatmeal Cookie Day, National Chocolate Caramel Day, National Let’s Laugh Day, Certified Nurses Day and World Social Work Day. Considering today is cradled neatly mid-way into the Lenten Season, the idea of Social Work Day appeals to me. But that’s a subject for another time.

Today is also National Poultry Day. Talk about an easy day for participation! Start with breakfast – turkey bacon or chicken sausage. How about an open-faced turkey sandwich for lunch? And for dinner, what could be better than some sort of roasted or braised bird.

Since we were just in the French Quarter of New Orleans for yesterday’s Lenten Recipe, I thought we’d stick with a French influence today. I know what you are thinking as you glance down at the recipe that follows. The ingredients are a bit much, but…

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