Remove feathers and cut along backbone of bird, avoiding entrails.
Remove contents of body and wash thoroughly, rinsing well and wiping dry.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper, brush with melted fait and flatten halves of birds on wire broiler rack with skin side up about.4 inches from heat.
Broil 15-30 minutes, depending upon the-size of the birds, and turn to brown each side.
Serve on buttered toast.