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Country Kitchen Brown Stew

Country Kitchen Brown Stew

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Yield: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pound beef chuck, cut in cubes
  • 4 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoon fat
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 small potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 carrots, quartered
  • dash of allspice

Directions

  1. Thoroughly brown meat on all sides in hot fat, add boiling water, lemon juice, worcestershire sauce, garlic, onion, bay leaves, and seasonings.
  2. Simmer 2 hours.
  3. Stir occasionally to keep from sticking.
  4. Add carrots and potatoes (cubed potatoes may be used if desired).
  5. Continue cooking 20-30 minutes or until vegetables are done.
  6. Remove meat and vegetables.
  7. Thicken liquid for gravy.

 

State of Maine Chicken Pie

State of Maine Chicken Pie

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Yield: 6 – 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 pound ready-to-cook stewing chicken, cut up
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 medium onion, peeled
  • 1 handful celery, tops
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 2/3 cup undiluted evaporated milk
  • 2 cup cooked sliced carrots
  • 1 pound cooked small white onions
  • baking powder biscuits

Directions

  1. Place chicken in large kettle with next 6 ingredients.
  2. Cover; bring to boil.
  3. Simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until tender.
  4. Remove chicken from bones and cut into bite-size pieces.
  5. Skim fat from broth; measure 1/2 cup fat and 2 1/3 cups broth.
  6. Heat the fat in 2-quart saucepan; blend in flour; stir in measured broth and milk.
  7. Cook and stir constantly until thickened; boil 1 minute.
  8. Add to chicken with carrots and onions.
  9. Reheat.
  10. Pour into a 3-quart baking dish.
  11. Before mixing biscuits, set oven for 450f.
  12. Arrange uncooked baking powder biscuits made with 2 cups biscuit mix over top.
  13. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until biscuits are brown.