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

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Step Two: If the neck is still attached, tuck it under the body of the chicken.

Step Three: Start tying the bird by securing the legs with just one knot.

"Some people go crazy with all sorts of boy scouts knots. I like to keep it simple, because it makes it easier when you're untying the finished product," says Leiken.

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