I will NEVER attempt to make another cornish hen in my whole entire life. I don't give a shit who says what, nothing will change my mind on that. I've brined em, I've marinated them and I've seasoned them within an inch of their adorable little lives and they still don't impress me one damned bit. They are tasteless. Cute as a button! but tasteless. WHY do they have to be so cute??