Basic Roast Chicken

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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When I was a child we had roast chicken at Saturday lunch, and probably one evening a week, too. Even when there were only a few of us, my mother never roasted just one chicken; she cooked two, one to keep in the fridge, cold and whole, for picking at during the week. It’s partly for that reason that a roast chicken, to me, sme