I just decided that the next time that I have a taste for fried chicken, I will just go to the store and buy some. I watched an Amazon Prime movie, a cooking show. She made southern fried chicken. In fact , she made a whole southern Sunday dinner.
Fried chicken, cobbler,mashed potatoes,biscuits, iced tea. I think I lost track of the cups of sugar and the sticks of butter. But It got me hungry for fried chicken and I had the oil that I used only once when I made beignets. I did just what she did.
Soaked the chicken in buttermilk, then used flour for dredging. Only three pieces of chicken at a time in the pan. Maybe I have outgrown my need for southern fried chicken. It didn't speak to me. My mother , who was not a great cook, made really good fried
chicken. Her secret was Bisquick. And she didn't actually use a lot of oil. The oil was Wesson. Was there anything else on the grocer shelf. It's what my Daddy brought home. Come to think of it, I don't actually remember her ever going to the store.
But she did make good chicken. Maybe, you aren't actually supposed to eat fried chicken, just relish the memory.