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Whole Chicken in a Bag Recipe

2 tb Olive oil
2 Cloves garlic;crushed
1 ts Whole thyme
1 Juice of 1/2 lemon
3 lb Whole chicken
1 Salt and pepper to taste
1 Cooking parchment paper
1 Paper bag, lunch sack size
1 Aluminum foil

Prepare a dressing of the oil,garlic,thyme and lemon juice. Rub the
bird with this dressing, and add a bit of salt and pepper. Tear off an
18-inch-long piece of parchment paper, and carefully wrap up the
chicken. Place the bundle in a paper bag, and then wrap in aluminum
foil. Place the bundle on a rack in the oven. Bake at 375 F for 1
hour and 15 minutes. From Jeff Smith's "The Frugal Gourmet" Formatted
by Marge Nemeth-GNFK05B