You Only Need Three Things To Roast The Perfect Chicken

Lemon, butter, and salt — and the chicken itself, of course.

Maya Kosoff
4 min readNov 2, 2021

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After months of wondering when I’d feel like cooking again following a year of cooking all the time out of necessity and practicality and as a means of seeking comfort, the temperature dropped 20 degrees and it finally happened: I wanted to cook something bigger than a soft boiled egg again.

I spent the end of last week scrubbing out my dutch oven and reseasoning my cast iron skillet, and then I cleaned my…

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Maya Kosoff

i’m a freelance writer and editor. you can also read me in places like the new york times and vanity fair.