Heritage of Taste
Old breeds of chickens, ducks and turkeys are bringing back flavor
Issue: December 31, 2005
Did your mother or grandmother ever lament, "Chickens don't taste the way they used to"? Well, they're right—factory-farmed chickens are raised to grow more quickly and be larger, but in the process, much of the character is lost.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2005.