Salt, pepper, paprika on the skin.
1. Do you sprinkle the salt, pepper, and paprika onto the chicken?
2. Or do you rub the salt, pepper, and paprika onto the chicken?
Lay the chicken on a bed of carrots and celery, flat onion rounds if you're low on either.
1. I have baked chicken with onions and baby carrots.
2. My favorite onions to bake chicken with are the white onions.
3. But, I have never tried this technique with celery.
4. I have never really like the taste of eating celery, but maybe it might enhanced some good flavors when baking with the chicken.
5. I will give it a try.
Strew fresh rosemary around.
1. I often use rosemary powder.
2. I will give the fresh rosemary a try.
A little cooking spray (the buttery kind is best) or butter or margarine under the wings and where the legs meet the torso.
1. I often bake chicken with butter after cutting off portions from a stick of butter.
2. Are you using cooking spray for the cooking pan or are you using the cooking spray onto the chicken?
If you have potatoes, quarter them and throw them in the pan, too.
1. I sometimes bake chicken with red potatoes or brown potatoes.
2. Sometimes I'm in the mood for red potatoes and sometimes I prefer brown potatoes.
3. I'm really not a fan of the yellow potatoes due to its texture and taste.
Bake 450 for 20 minutes, then lower to 350 and bake 20 minutes per pound (and use fractions, so if your chicken is 4 1/2 pounds, there's an extra 10 minutes in there).
Do you bake it covered or uncovered?