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Good Chicken Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Good Chicken Pie, by , is from The English Family Recipe Treasury, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Monday, November 5, 2007


1 Fryer whole or cut up
4 hard boiled eggs
2 ribs celery chopped
1 onion chopped (optional)
1/2 c plain flour
For Pastry: 1 c buttermilk
1 c plain flour
1 stick butter melted
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 egg

Boil chicken with celery and onion in large pot with 2 quarts water until tender. Reserve broth. Cool & debone chicken. Bring 1 quart reserved broth to a boil and thicken with 1/2 c flour that has been mixed with cold water. Place chicken in greased 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish. Slice boiled eggs and place on chicken. Pour thickened broth over mixture. Melt butter and add to pastry ingredients. Spoon over top of chicken & boiled eggs. Bake in 375 degree oven for 30 minutes.




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