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Looking for a Stewing Hen

WINDELLA Oct 12, 2006 03:43 AM

Anyone know where I can purchase a stewing hen in the Pasadena area? I'd like to make old fashion chicken and dumplings?
Thanks in advance

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    kittyfood Oct 12, 2006 12:48 PM

    I would try the markets in areas that are mixed-ethnic, such as the ones on Villa . . . or, is Chan's on Lincoln still open? I've been out of state since '98 but I used to visit Chan's for Louisiana and other Southern-type ingredients.

    Chicken & dumplings sounds wonderful. Another idea, which I read a few years back, is to stew up a regular-type bird until the meat is practically leached of all flavor, then strain the stock and cook another chicken in it, and use that meat in the finished dish.

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