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Cook the Book: Southern-Style Fried Chicken Thighs with Garlic Cream

Book Cover Back in January our own Ed Levine, a self-professed "roast chicken freak," brought you Simon Hopkinson's version of the classic Sunday supper dish, excerpted from his first cookbook, Roast Chicken and Other Stories.

In Simon's newest book, Second Helpings of Roast Chicken, there are three more recipes for the humble-yet-hearty bird, including this one for Southern-Style Fried Chicken Thighs with Garlic Cream. What is the secret to achieving incredibly crunchy coating and succulent meat? According to Hopkinson, it's double dipping the thighs: "This seemingly excessive dipping and flouring does, I assure you, provide a good crust, however messy it sounds."

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