Roast Chicken for the First Sunday of Lent

Sundays should always be special, regardless of the seasons of the Church. Growing up, Sundays were a time for family – both immediate and extended. Family was everything. If there is one thing the Pandemic has taught us, it’s the value of family.

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Roast Chicken with Cinnamon and Spice and Everything Nice

This is one of those recipes that had been on my menu planner several times, only to be removed, my head filling with second thoughts and fears. It was inspired by a quaint dish I had read about on Everyday French Chef. While I had yet to try a recipe from that site that I didn’t enjoy, the idea of Chicken with Cinnamon – I’ll admit it – I had my doubts. Finally, after much debate in my head, I decided to plunge forward and go for it. And go for it I did – daring to take the original recipe and go two steps further – doubling the amount of ground cinnamon while adding an entire cinnamon stick to the bird’s cavity.

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