1798 - American Cookery

A Chicken Pie


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A Chicken Pie

Pick and clean six chickens, (without scalding)
take out their inwards and wash the birds while whole
then joint the birds,
salt and pepper the pieces and inwards.
Roll one inch thick paste No. 8, and cover a deep dish,
and double at the rim or edge of the dish,
put thereto a layer of chickens and a layer of thin slices of butter
till the chickens and one and a half pound butter are expended,
which cover with a thick paste;
bake one and a half hour.