Monday, May 8, 2017

Meal No. 1818: Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken with Savory Pan Gravy

Friday was a perfect night for a feast-like meal, with Kristen and Mookie over, and I hope it did not disappoint. The main feature was a delicious herb-roasted whole chicken, and from the pan I extracted the drippings to get a savory herbilicious gravy. Macaroni and cheese casserole and buttered garden peas seemed a natural fit to go with it all, and I couldn't help but indulge yet again in the buttermilk'd and buttery biscuit hoecakes that I've been trying to perfect.

"Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken with Savory Pan Gravy," in Tupelo Honey Cafe: Spirited Recipes from Asheville's New South Kitchen, by Elizabeth Sims with Chef Brian Sonoskus. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC (2011), p. 136-137.

"Macaroni and Cheese Casserole," by Sarah Gabriel. In Cook's Country, June/July 2012, p. 17.

"Fluffy Southern-Style Hoecakes," by Erica of My Busy Bees and Me. Recipe first encountered through her YouTube video.

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