My Oven Roasted Garlic Chicken,Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, and Garlic Asparagus

~ this is very good and moist!

1 stick butter @ room temp.
2 tbsp olive oil
1 (5 pound) whole chicken
3tbsp fresh minced garlic
1tbsp paprika
2tbsp kosher salt
2tsp fresh black pepper
3 cloves garlic
1 onion, quartered
2tbsp lemon juice
4 cups chicken stock

Mix everything except chicken,garlic cloves,chicken stock,and onions in a bowl and rub all over chicken inside and out and under skin. In a roasting pan place the onions in one spot(making a bed) and place chicken on top. Place the 3 garlic cloves inside the chicken. Pour chicken stock in the bottom of the pan. Bake 400 for two hours or until juices run clear.


1 bunch of asparagus
1 round of olive oil
2tbsp butter
3tbsp fresh minced garlic
Salt and pepper

Melt butter in a large skillet and then add oil and salt and pepper. Over medium heat add asparagus and fry to 10 minutes. Add garlic during the last minute of cooking.

Mashed potatoes

2.5 pounds potatoes
4tbsp butter
Garlic from asparagus


4 tbsp butter
4 tbsp flour
4 cups hot dippings from chicken

Melt butter and add flour. Then add drippings and stir well.