Originally posted on The Maine Course:
Our dear dear friend Jenn Pitt came to visit this week, and the goal was to give her a real Taste of Maine.
She arrived late Thursday evening. It’s a family tradition of sorts to make roast chicken the first night of a visit, and so I did.A Roast Chicken dinner opens its arms to you, it’s comforting, calming and homey, perfect after a day of travel.
I used Jody William’s method in the Buvette Cookbook and it’s mine now… I think letting it sit a room temp for a hour is key, though would make most germaphobes go completely apoplectic. It was fragrant & crispy & juicy.
For starters we had Proscuitto & Peaches and a nice runny Goat Brie from Canada.
I know my pie was spectacular because my husband asked if he could bring it to work, and he never asks.
We decided that the weekend…
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