HISTORY This recipe is one from the Madawaska Historial Society's REUNION FAMILIES' FAVORITE RECIPES. Copies of the cookbook may be ordered directly from the Historical Society, Madawaska, Maine 04756. This recipe is a Plourde Family Reunion recipe which comes from Beth Ouellette Plourde. 
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • 12 cups water
  • 5 cups diced potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon summer savory
PREPARATION Wash, debone and chop chicken in pieces. In the butter, brown chicken on all sides. Remove chicken and add onion to the butter. Add flour and cook a few minutes, until onion is limp. Add the water, chicken and seasoning. Cook for 45 minutes. Add diced potatoes; allow 20 minutes for them to cook. Let soup stand half an hour before serving with hot biscuits.

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