Perfect Roasted Chicken with Gravy

Roasting a chicken is a great idea. It is comforting. It is delicious. It is fulfilling (and filling). And the carcass makes a mean chicken stock. Here is my method for making the most delicious, juicy, perfectly cooked chicken. The white and dark meat come out equally as good! Get started by preheating your oven to 450ºF with your heavy pot or baking dish inside the oven. Halve a lemon. Leave one half alone, and cut the other half into … Continue reading

Roasted Chicken on a Bed of Winter Vegetables

This was some of the best chicken I’ve ever made. It is basically My Mama’s Roasted Chicken, but I roasted it on top of seasonal, winter vegetables instead of the traditional carrots, onions, and potatoes.  The chicken came out incredibly tender and moist. Both the white and dark meat were cooked perfectly. The only thing I did differently for this batch was to use a kosher chicken, so I’m sticking with those from now on! Get ready to be comforted. … Continue reading