But I am not that person. My attempts at cutting up a whole chicken end with very mangled parts, plenty of swearing and the vow that I will never again buy anything but precut chicken pieces even if it costs three times as much. After all, sanity is worth something.
Then I saw this video. One minute. 60 seconds! Eight pieces of chicken, expertly cut up without sweating or cursing.
See... Doesn't that look easy? Obviously he's done this a few times, but it gives me hope. I'll take one whole chicken, please. I am officially inspired.
Now that you've got all this chicken know-how, it's time to get cooking and impress everyone with your butcher skills. Find your new favorite chicken dinner in the slideshow below... you've got 99 to choose from:
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