Friday, 18 October 2013
The egg came first!
Plan B was definitely appreciated by the hungry hordes. The roast vegies were quite well done. Vaughan raved about the potatoes and insisted everyone try them first. He was right, they were awesome! (Nice to get something right)!
It was 10pm by the time the chook was deemed done - five hours after it went in (though it would have suffered heat loss at various checks throughout the intervening period). It could easily have had another hour without any burning or deterioration.
Notes for next time - the chicken needs to start around 1:00pm to ensure dining at a civilised hour. Although I topped up the moat liquid an hour after starting, it had well and truly evaporated by the end of the cooking period - which makes for more cleaning effort.
On the bright side the vegie size and cooking time were perfect! I had mixed them in a bowl with some olive oil to coat lightly - and that seemed to work wonderfully. Hooray!