Sunday, January 17, 2016

Rice Chicken Pie

 Because even Victorians had leftovers...

The following recipe is adapted from Miss Beecher’s domestic receiptbook: designed as a supplement to her Treatise on domestic economy.

The luncheon pies at Simons Mansion were quite a departure from the peanut butter sandwiches Melissa ate at home over a book. Yet, Melissa found it impossible not to eat them when a vampire scrutinizes every bite.

Rice Chicken Pie

Slices of broiled ham
1 chicken, boiled and cut up
Gravy or melted butter
Minced onions or curry powder
Boiled rice

Line a baking dish with ham slices. Add chicken until the dish is nearly full. Add onions or curry powder to gravy or melted butter and pour to “fill in.” Pile boiled rice to fill the interstices and cover the top quite thick. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes.

From "Memories in the Kitchen: Bites and Nibbles From 'Bryony'"

All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties.

No comments: