Potato Pie and Chicken
1 five-lb chicken
Salt and pepper
3 cps cooked diced potatoes
3 cps flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 cp cold mashed potatoes
3/4 cp shortening
3/4 cp milk
1 - Cut chicken in pieces suitable for serving. Cover with boiling water.
2 - Season well. Cover. Simmer until tender. Remove meat from bones.
3 - Place in baking dish. Add diced potatoes. Cover with slightly thickened chicken stock.
4 - Season to taste.
5 - Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt.
6 - Add mashed potatoes. Mix thoroughly. Cut in shortening with 2 spatulas.
7 - Add milk to form a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured board.
8 - Roll in a sheet 3/4 inch thick. Cut with small floured cutter. 9 - Arrange on top of chicken mixture. Bake in hot oven (425 degrees) 15 to 20 minutes.