We went to The Weathervane in Chapel Hill yesterday, and I had the herb-roasted chicken. Fabulous! Could you please see if the chef will share the recipe? -- M.J., Chapel Hill
Patrick Cowden is executive chef at The Weathervane (201 S. Estes Drive; 929-9466; www.southernseason.com/cafe.asp), the restaurant at the gourmet emporium A Southern Season. Cowden shares his recipe for herb-roasted chicken, along with instructions for preparing the accompaniments he serves in one of his favorite variations.