10-12 Chicken drumsticks
Olive oil
1 tspn salt
½ tspn pepper


3 carrots peeled and cut into large chunks
1 onion peeled and quartered
3-4 medium sized potatoes peeled and halved
½ cup chicken stock


Prep time: 10 minutes  |  Cook time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Perfect meal for a Friday night.  Throw it in the oven and curl up with a good book and a nice glass of wine or work on your blog, as some people. Yes the chicken is in the oven as I am writing.

Preheat oven to 375°. Wash and pat dry chicken. Using 1 tspn salt and ½ tspn pepper season the outside of the chicken on all sides. Baste with olive oil on all sides and place into a baking pan. Before putting in the oven you can also add cut up carrots, one quartered onion, and peeled and halved potatoes. Finally, if using pour in chicken stock.

Put in the middle rack of the preheated oven for 1 ½ hours basting occasionally. Start basting and checking after about an hour in the oven.

Once done, take out of the oven and check if done, the juices should run clear. Cover tightly with aluminum foil for 15 minutes. Serve with potatoes, roasted asparagus or just fresh vegetables and a nice glass of wine.

Recommended side dish: Roasted Asparagus and Buckwheat

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