Under the headline "World's Easiest Dinner" in Esquire magazine, this recipe was impossible to ignore. Roast chicken is already one of the easiest hearty meals around, but cooking it in a cast-iron skillet makes it pretty much foolproof. From chef Linton Hopkins of Atlanta's Restaurant Eugene, this three-ingredient regimen renders a bird with golden-brown skin that's "juicy as hell."
The recipe calls for a three-pound chicken, though I got one that was about 2.5 pounds, which was just big enough to squeeze into my 10-inch skillet. I only salted and peppered my meat, and with so much moistness, it had plenty of flavor. For the delicious details and the recipe, read more