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Poultry lacers; how to use


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Poultry lacers; how to use

D.Gresh | Mar 5, 2006 02:08 PM

I'm making Marcella's chicken with two lemons tomorrow and even went out and bought something called "poultry lacers". They look like mini skewers, with a loop at one end. Tried looking on the web to get an idea of exactly how to use; most sites just say "lace it up like ice skates" but that didn't help much. Found the picture below which seems more helpful (I won't admit what I was going to do with the "lace them up like ice skates" advice before I saw this) but I'm still not clear on how to start. It looks like I stick them through side to side across the cavity. Then tie a string to one side of one needle then zigzag across to the next needle down, and so on, then come up the other side in the same manner? It looks like the loops aren't even really necessary for anything, other than grabbing on to. It will probably make more sense "in person" (or I guess "in bird") but any pointers before tomorrow would be appreciated. TIA.


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