Former CHOW Senior Food Editor Jill Santopietro knows not to throw her bird directly into a roasting pan, where the pan juices may get lost. Instead, she improvises when she finds herself without a roasting rack.
For perfectly fried, mozzarella Arancini, dip a rice ball into flour and shake off any excess. Dip floured ball into egg, allowing any excess to drip off. Finish by coating completely in breadcrumbs. Repeat.