Homecoming Chicken

Preparation info
  • Serves

    3 to 4

    Appears in
    Everything on the Table

    By Colman Andrews

    Published 1992

    • About

    When I set off on one of my eating trips, the meal I look forward to the most has nothing to do with my favorite restaurants in Basel Barcelona, or wherever. The meal I look forward to the most is the dinner that my wife inevitably cooks for me the night I get home. It is always the same—chicken roasted with carrots, shallots, garlic, and potatoes—and it is always superb. It is also, incidentally, a dish that can rest in the oven for an hour or two after cooking (which comes in handy if my