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Fact: You don't have to be a butcher to carve a whole chicken like a pro. It's actually pretty simple--and then you'll have different cuts to cook throughout the week (yesssss, drumsticks). It also happens to be a way cheaper way to stretch your weekly budget. Watch our video to see exactly how to cut up a whole chicken.

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