The largest pheasant farm in North America is MacFarlane Pheasants of Janesville. This family operation provides two generations of expertise honing and raising of pheasant. The have complete control of the process from pasture to plate and are a great source of information for poultry lovers.
Mark your calendar, National Poultry Day, March 19 celebrates the white meat of the American diet. And for most poultry-lovers, chicken and turkey flock to the top of the list as the go-to-white meat for everyday meals. This year, why not go beyond traditional and feast on Pheasant.
A hearty meat that is conveniently available year-round, pheasant is a lean protein with superb flavor and superior nutrition. When compared with chicken, domestic turkey or beef, pheasant is lower in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol.
Whether you're an experienced cook or a rookie in the kitchen, you can cook a Pheasant. A white meat low in fat, pheasant is best when slow-cooked at a low temperature (250°F to 325°F). Like chicken, there are many ways to cook a pheasant. Bake, grill, sauté, glaze, marinate, roast, stir fry or kebab to your desire. You will discover that pheasant is a moist and flavorful ingredient for entertaining appetizers, lunch salads, gourmet sandwiches and delicious evening dinners.
For a fresh take, incorporate this easy-to-cook-with protein; in place of turkey or chicken in your recipes. The MacFarlane Pheasant website at www.pheasantfordinner.com, offers enticing chef-inspired recipes such as Pheasant Fajitas, BBQ Pheasant and Gouda Pizza, Pheasant Salad with Fennel and Pheasant Pot Pie.
With poultry being the second most widely eaten meat in the world, the specialty artisan flavors of Pheasant will create memorable meals. MacFarlane Pheasants are all-natural third party-certified they are fed all-natural grains, with no antibiotics, hormones or animal by-products.
For simple cooking tips and chef-inspired recipes, visit www.pheasantfordinner.com. Available nationwide at MacFarlan online retail store with convenient shipping coast-to-coast via UPS.
This year celebrate with a different kind of poultry and impress your guests .