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How to Truss a Chicken With Jim Leiken of Cafe Boulud (Photo Instructions)

Delicious and simple: roast chicken is probably one of the most common recipes in the average home cook's repertoire.

Unfortunately, we've all had a bad experience with a poorly done roasted poultry; dried-out breasts with underdone thighs will kill the joy of any meal.

However, with proper trussing, even the most inept cooks can master the art of roasting a chicken. Yes, that includes you.

Executive Chef Jim Leiken of Cafe Boulud shows us the proper way to tie-up a bird.

See Also:

- How to Grill the Perfect Burger With Executive Chef Jim Leiken of Cafe Boulud

- French Chicken Farmer: Organic, Pasture-Raised, Free-Range Chickens From Loxahatchee

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