recipe: simple lemon roast chicken

i had a great experience with roasting chicken with lemon before – the results was so tender – so i was very excited to try this recipe. as expected, it was delicious!

cooking tools

  • roasting pan
  • roasting rack
  • twine

ingredients

  • one 2- to 3-pound farm-raised grass fed free range chicken
  • coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 organic lemon, halved

Continue reading “recipe: simple lemon roast chicken”

Advertisements

thanksgiving menu 2014

this year is k’s first year of eating solids so i wanted to choose a menu where she can take part in the family dinner by eating the same food as everyone, which means this will also be my first Thanksgiving without garlic Continue reading “thanksgiving menu 2014”

recipe: Thomas Keller’s simple roast chicken

i wanted to find a roast chicken recipe that works with k’s food allergies but is also safe to share with k’s classmates at daycare. not only did i find a crazy simple recipe, it is by Thomas Keller – owner of Per Se, where i had the ultimate dining experience a few years ago. that means this recipe is a guaranteed delicious main course!

cooking tools

  • roasting pan
  • roasting rack
  • twine

ingredients

  • one 2- to 3-pound farm-raised free range chicken
  • coarse salt
  • freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Continue reading “recipe: Thomas Keller’s simple roast chicken”

kosher salt, sea salt, table salt

when prepping k’s school meal, i found a great simple recipe for a roast chicken that basically had 3 ingredients: chicken, salt and pepper. one of the resources i found said it is simple as long as you follow the directions to the T. most of the time, when i see a recipe that calls for kosher salt, i switch to sea salt without a thought but since salt is one of the main ingredients, i figured i should just check if there is a real reason for the distinction. Continue reading “kosher salt, sea salt, table salt”