My favorite meal as a kid was roasted chicken parts with mashed potatoes, peas and corn. Yes, that is three starches. For my birthday, Gail made my favorite meal for me. I said I didn't want the peas. She made me homemade stuffing instead. Yes, still three starches.
In the past, I just threw the chicken parts on a rack in the oven. This time, Gail pre-browned the chicken on the stove in butter. It came out particularly brown, crispy and delicious. I had a nice birthday.