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  1. 4 c Chicken broth

  2. 3 Carrots, in 1/4-inch slices

  3. 3/4 lb Red potatoes, in 1/2-inch di

  4. 2 Celery, in 1/2-inch slices

  5. 1/2 c Cooked chicken, cubed

  6. 1 Onion, chopped

  7. 6 tb Unsalted butter

  8. 6 tb Flour

  9. 1/4 ts Thyme

  10. 1/4 ts Nutmeg

  11. 1/2 c Fresh parsley; minced ---

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  1. BISCUIT CRUST——- 1 1/3 c Flour 1 1/2 ts Baking powder 1/2 ts Baking soda 1/2 ts -Salt 2 tb Unsalted butter; cubed 2 tb Shortening; cut into bits 1/3 c Cheddar cheese, grated 1 Eg; larg egg 1/3 c Buttermilk ——-EGG WASH——- 1 Egg yolk 1 tb Milk In a saucepan bring broth to a boil. Add carrots, potatoes, and celery, and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until veggies are tender. Transfer veggies to a bowl, reserving the broth, and add the chicken to the bowl. In another saucepan, cook the onion in the butter over mod-low heat, stirring, until it is softened. Add flour and cook the roux, stirring, for 3 minutes. Add 3 cups of broth in a stream, whisking. Bring mixture to a boil, whisking. Add the thyme and simmer the sauce, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in nutmeg, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste. Pour the sauce over the chicken and veggies. Stir the mixture gently, until it is just combined. Transfer the mixture to a 2-qt. baking dish. Into a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the butter and shortening and blend the mixture until it resembles meal. Add the cheese and toss. Break egg into a measuring cup and add buttermilk to it so that the total volume is 1/2 cup. Beat with a fork. Add to the flour mixture, stirring until the mixture just forms dough. Gather dough into a ball and, on a floured surface, pat it out 1/2-inch thick. Cut as many rounds as possible using a 2-inch fluted biscuit cutter, dipped in flour. Gather the scraps and pat and cut again. Arrange the rounds on the chicken mixture. Beat the egg yolk with the milk and brush the tops of the biscuits with the wash. Prick biscuits with a fork. Bake in the middle of a preheated 450f oven for 15-25 minutes, or until biscuits are puffed and golden, and the filling is bubbling. —– Archive January 2010 December 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008


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