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Chicken Soup Recipe
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- 3 lbs of chicken
- 3 quarts of water
- 1 tablespoon of salt
- 1 onion
- 2 stalks of celery or 1/4 cup of celery root, diced
- 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg
- Select an old hen
- Singe, clean, and joint; then salt and let stand for several hours
- Put on to cook in cold water and let come to a boil quickly. Thoroughly skim if clear soup is wanted
- Let simmer slowly for at least three hours
- Add the vegetables
- Boil one hour longer
- Strain, remove fat and add seasoning to taste
- Serve hot with any soup garnishing.
Note - Remove the chicken from the soup before the meat falls from the bones, and use the meat for salads or croquettes or serve with a tasty sauce