Put it into the oven, and baste it occasionally, while baking, with its own drippings.
Repeat this frequently while it is roasting; after a while you can baste it with its own fat.
Baste it at first with a little salt and water, and then with its own gravy.
If you baste it with any thing else, or with its own dripping, the skin will not be crisp.
To baste it with its own ...