Not worth the time, effort, or expense. And frankly, I think it turns a usually healthy meal into an extremely unhealthy meal.
I tend to buy roasters when they are on sale - it's a good family meal. This time I got an 8 pound oven stuffer roaster at 99 cents a pound. Then I had to buy fresh sage, thyme, and rosemary, in order to use four sprigs of each (since the chicken was twice the size), and a pound of butter, and two oranges. So now my $8 chicken costs more like $18, so this is no longer a pocketbook-friendly meal. I read some of the reviews, and I ended up using only a quarter pound of butter, which was more than enough, even for my 8 pound chicken, and I zested the orange and put zest and herbs under the skin along with herbs and juice on the outside. My husband found this recipe, and decided the result was not worth the amount of time I had put into it. The rest of the family agreed.
I've cooked roast chicken for half the time upside down since I put a chicken in upside down by mistake years ago. I always end up with a nice juicy chicken that is low in fat and tasty. Add a few dry herbs, and maybe rub a bit of butter over the top to brown it. This didn't even smell good while cooking - the herbs laid across the bird got brown and dry and looked awful. So I don't really think it even rates 3 stars, but I can't say I actually disliked it. But I won't bother making it again.
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Not worth the time, effort, or expense. And frankly, I think it turns a usually healthy meal...