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Loved the apple it gave a sweetmellow taste to the chicken, I must confess I increased the garlic to 1 head. Lovely Sunday dinner thanks Bunsby

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Bergy June 10, 2002

Wow!! Very good. Incredibly moist. I followed the directions to a T, only addidng butter AND garlic under the skin. Loved it. My 4 year old gobbled it up!!!

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ChefShan December 14, 2008

I'm with everyone else! This recipe is FANTASTIC and made an excellent Easter dinner! I chopped Gala Apples, mixed with the celery and some sprigs of Rosemary and stuffed them in the cavity. I rubbed the outside with Olive oil and shook some Rosemary and Sage on top and stuck minced garlic (I hate peeling and chopping fresh, so I always use minced) under the skin in lots of different places. My dh came downstairs from a nap and commented on how great dinner smelled! The fragrance as it cooked was amazing! I served it with 1. Supreme Garlic Mashed Potatoes (#19259) 2. Roast Chicken (#24062) 3. Mother's Cabbage Relish (#38358) 4. Asparagus Salad (#88014) DH raved about the entire dinner and I'm pleased that I made yet another fantastic holiday dinner solely with recipes from Zaar!

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Cathy17 April 14, 2004

This chicken turned out very moist. Unfortunately, I didn't think it had much flavor other than chicken. Not bad, but not excellent either. Also, the skin didn't really crisp up at all.

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evewitch April 02, 2013

Awesome recipe Bunsbby. Love the flavor of this chicken. This is the way my dad use to make roasted chicken when we were kids. It's lovely, great flavour, crispy skin, moist and tender, juicy chicken meat. Perfect, simply perfect. Thanks for sharing.

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Baby Kato May 08, 2011

Very moist and juicy, I added some sprigs of thyme as well. Delicious, I'll make it again.

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Norah Bennett October 11, 2010

The chicken itself was very moist & delicious while the skin was crispy & golden brown. I didnn't use apples this time but will try it with them in the future. I used everything else as well as 1 quartered lemon. I placed everything inside the chicken and also placed some of the celery under the chicken. Thank you for posting!

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Datura October 10, 2010

The chicken was so moist and delicious. I added fresh rosemary and one cut lemon. I would skip the lemon next time. Kids didn't care for the apples but I loved them!! Thanks for sharing.

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2kids4me August 30, 2010

I'm a total novice as a cook. I found this recipe relatively easy and it was a big success with the family. I will definitely make it again! We had a 7 lb chicken, so I increased the recipe (2 apples, extra garlic). I didn't have celery on hand so I added vegetables that we ate with the meal (sliced carrots went in and around the chicken along with the apples, and potatoes went around the chicken. They were all delicious, but I especially loved the sweet baked apples slices!) . This 7 pound bird took about 2 hours & 45 minutes to cook. It was moist and delicious! Thank you Bunsby for sharing this recipe.

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Kijani February 08, 2010

The chicken was very moist and the skin was nice and crispy. The apples came out great. I made it with potatoes and carrots. Thanks for posting!

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Stefanie828 October 20, 2009
Roast Chicken