Unfasten (especially a trussed fowl).
- I always untruss it as I find that it cooks more evenly.
- Even as we untruss our pallid, supermarket birds and unthinkingly violate their parson's noses, we buy our children the Chicken Run video and celebrate the birds' mass exodus from a factory farm.
- Before untrussing and carving this beauty, use two carving forks to hold it upright over the gravy pan to allow the juice to drip out of its bottom.
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