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capons in central texas?

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  • Ernest
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    Stevo Here you go. Central market, west Gate location off Lamar

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  • Stevo
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    nope. I found a 7.75lb fresh hen at my local HEB today so decided to go with that this time around. Still wanna do a capon sometime though.

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  • Willy
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    Our local Kroger affiliate had quite a few capons today. Do you have a Kroger near you?

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  • EdF
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    Neutered rooster.

  • Stevo
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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capon

    Bigger than a roasting hen, smaller than a turkey, tastes like chicken!

  • BriggsBBQ
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    Here's the dumb question....what the hell is a capon?

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  • Ernest
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    Stevo Ask a butcher at Central Market. That's where I get mine.
    They are never on display. Most are special orders so they are kept in the back.

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  • Obi-Dan
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    I have purchased them at a Kroger Signature store here in Houston. Frozen.

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  • EdF
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    I wouldn't - too salty.

  • Stevo
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    So frozen is ok? If it has been injected with a brine solution, I shouldn't dry-brine, correct?

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  • gcdmd
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    Good Deal. The ones I've seen here have been frozen, too. I usually do a turkey breast in my Redi-Smoke to supplement the turkey we do in the oven. Maybe I'll try a capon, instead. Thanks for the idea. Let us know how yours turns out.

  • Stevo
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    I called Central Market in Austin and they said they're getting some in tomorrow. They'll be frozen though, but maybe that's the best I can do. Dunno yet if they are pre-brined.

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  • Stevo
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    Georgetown. There's a HEB Plus in Round Rock I think...

  • Stevo
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    for me central texas is the austin and surrounding areas.

  • gcdmd
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    Try to find one of the larger ones that has a specialty meat counter. Where do you live?

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