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Winner Winner Chicken Dinners

I still remember the day when, as a kindergartener, I walked home from school by myself for the first time. It was a big deal, and to mark the occasion, I got to choose what we had for dinner that night. My choice? Roast chicken. Maybe not typical for a five-year-old, but I knew I loved chicken then and that love remains.

We buy a whole chicken at least twice a month in our house. The aroma of a roasted chicken warming the house on a Sunday afternoon makes everything more comforting. Plus there’s so many different ways to prepare a chicken that it’s hard to get bored with it.

Are you stuck on ideas for what to do with a whole chicken? I’ve collected some of my favorite recipes for you!

Grilled Spiced Beer Chicken

Panamanian Spicy Stewed Chicken

Easy Marinated Roasted Chicken

Chicken and Artichokes with Farro

Peruvian-Style Roasted Chicken with Sweet Onions

Spiced Guatemalan Chicken Stew with Rice

Roasted Lemon-Herb Chicken

Classic Braised Chicken with Celery and Potatoes

Baked Maple Chicken with Wild Rice and Bartlett Pear Pilaf

What do you do with a whole chicken? I’d love to know!