Chicken Stock


The simplest way to make this most useful of all stocks is to take the giblets, carcass and leftovers from a roast chicken as soon as you have eaten it and put them in a saucepan of water with vegetables and herbs for flavour. Let it simmer very slowly for 2 hours then strain and […]

Royal Velvet Chicken Soup


This rich creamy soup is less of an extravagance than it appears since a single chicken will make both the soup and a chicken salad or some other chicken dish. In the past, all laying hens were allowed to reach quite an age and were then destined to end their days in the pot. Nowadays […]

English Potage


This clear broth is also very restoring to a tired or convalescent person and a great traditional reviver for hangovers. It needs a long cooking time but not a great deal of preparation and can be prepared the day before. Ingredients Serves: 4 225 Gram Shin of beef (8 oz) 900 Gram Beef bones, marrow […]

Crisp-Skin Chicken


Ingredients : Serves 4 1 small 1 teaspoon 2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon 1 Frying chicken about 1 kg Cayenne pepper Ground Cinnamon Honey Lemon Salt Five spice powder Method : Wash chicken and remove neck and giblets. Wipe with kitchen paper towels inside and out, and rub inside the chicken with 1 teaspoon salt mixed […]

Roast Stuffed Chicken — Kotopoylo Yemisto


Ingredients 1 4 lb. Chicken 2 teaspoons Salt 3/4 cup Butter 2 tablespoons Pine Nuts 1/2 cup Rice 1 cup Water 2 tablespoons Currants 1/4 teaspoons Pepper Preparation Prepare chicken for roasting. Rub neck and body cavities lightly with salt. Chop giblets into small pieces. In 1/4 cup hot butter in saucepan, saute pine nuts until they turn pink. Remove pine nuts and saute giblets in same butter. […]

Chicken with Peas – Kottopoula me biselia


Ingredients 2 each about 1 kilo (2lbs.3oz.) Chicken 1 1/4 kilos (2lbs.12oz.) Peas 1 medium sized Onion 3/4 kilo (1lb.10oz.) or 1medium can of tomatoes Tomatoes 1/2 cup or margarine Butter Salt Pepper Preparation Clean and wash the chickens well. Cut them in regular size portions. Season with salt and pepper. Melt butter in a pot and saute the chicken pieces well. Before […]

Turkey with Stuffing and Wild Turkey Gravy by the BBQ Pit Boys

Roast Turkey with all the fixin’s don’t get any better than this. Try this easy to do BBQ Pit Boys Turkey Roast recipe with Giblet Stuffing and Wild Turkey Gravy on the grill. This holiday feast is a favorite here at the Pit.