Farm-Raised Ring-Necked Pheasant
pheasant, also of Asian origin, are prized by food connoisseurs
and sportsmen alike. An upland game bird like grouse, turkey,
and quail, pheasant naturally forage among the tall grasses and
cornfields of the Midwest. In Vermont, Cavendish Game Birdsí
pheasants are reared in open flight pens under a natural cover
of corn and sorghum, enabling them to develop a mild game flavor
reminiscent of their wild counterparts. The cold fall and winter
in Vermont provides an ideal climate for developing a finish, or
layer of fat under the skin, which enhances their flavor and
keeps them moist during the cooking process.
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