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How To Brine A Chicken

Posted by on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Formerchef.com

Preparing the Chicken:
Place the raw chicken in a clean sink and remove anything inside the cavity (neck, giblets, liver, etc.). Thoroughly rinse the chicken in cold water. At this point, if you choose not to brine the chicken skip to the "How to Roast a Chicken" step.
Citrus Brine Recipe
120 oz (15 cups) water
6 oz (wt) kosher salt
1 oz (wt) brown sugar
1 lemon
1 orange
1 grapefruit
2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 bay leaf
1 tsp black peppercorns
2 tsp juniper berries
4 cloves of g...

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Roasted Whole Chicken

Posted by on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, In : Recipes 



4 oz. good butter at room temperature
1 4-lb. free-range chicken
Salt and pepper
1 lemon
Several sprigs of thyme or tarragon, or a mixture of
the two
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
1. Preheat the oven to 450°. Smear the butter with your hands all over the bird. Put the chicken in a roasting pan that will
accommodate it with room to spare. Season liberally with salt and pepper and squeeze over with the juice of the lemon.
2. Put the herbs and garlic inside the cavity, together with the squeezed-ou...

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