Chicken, Entree

How to Roast a Chicken


The first time I ever roasted an entire chicken, I immediately went to YouTube and watched Julia Child’s demonstration. I watched the entire video, totally rapt by her charm and bravada, and horrified by her lack of hand-washing. Although I don’t truss, nor use a roasting spit, I still follow Julia’s basic chicken roasting tenets with a perfect success rate thus far.

I have officially roasted several chickens now and each has been better than the last. My levels of chicken roasting experience are not in the Julia Child range, but I feel quite confident and comfortable around a whole chicken. And I have tips, folks. Wise tips!

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Autumn, Chicken, Crock Pot, Entree, Winter

#8: Shredded Chicken and Baked Rice Burritos

This recipe is a new one for me because, despite having two, I haven’t used a dutch oven before! Nor made this meal, of course. These are so comforting, and delicious. And you can really make it stretch, especially if you add beans.

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