I have recently been spending a lot of my time perfecting my roast chicken. Whether it’s preparation for married life, or just feeling insecure that as a cook my roast chicken wasn’t up to snuff, I felt that I needed to remedy the situation.
One thing I realized, a bit reluctantly, is that you really do need to truss the bird for the perfect roast chicken. Why? Tying the chicken into a compact package means that the breast stays juicy and the legs don’t burn. It makes all the difference.
But it’s not very me to get out a long trussing needle and tie the bird up. So, here is how to simply use a piece of twine and one minute to create the perfect chicken bundle.