Everyone’s in the mood for chicken, right? Is that a very small amount of dissidence we hear? Excellent, let’s throw together something quick and delicious from the easy chicken recipes department, feed everyone and go back to enjoying this lovely holiday weekend. We recommend a few ways to serve up sizzling whole or half-birds — marinating is hardly labor unless it’s a labor of love — and plenty of other ways to turn a friendly staple into an impressive dinner.

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