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Aug 4, 2008 02:59 PM


Looking for something to flavor up a dutch oven full of chicken, potatoes, onion, corn and carrots besides the salt and pepper. Let's hear 'em.

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    1. re: monavano

      Did you type corn? It's in there with a little celery I forgot to mention.

    2. I think bay leaf would be nice. Dill would also work with those flavors. Fresh basil would also work (though not all together).

      1. Imhn, What kind of gravy/sauce does this dish create?
        What liquids do you add? Might help me, help you :)

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        1. re: HillJ

          It's cooked in chicken broth and served over rice. I did add bayleaf and I have to say that it and the celery really made it happen. The family enjoyed it very much. I had some left over and I intend to add smoked sausage to it when I reheat it. This is a dish I will be serving a lot in the winter months.

          1. re: lmhn96

            lmhn, this sounds like a delicious comfort dish-love it! Another suggestion with the leftovers would be to add a can of cream of celery soup and pour into a 13 x 9 baking dish, top with a favorite pastry dough and bake until crust is golden.

            1. re: lmhn96

              If you cook some beans in the dutch oven and add the left overs to let them heat up, you'll have a poor man's cassoulet.

          2. Bacon - not a seasoning, but full of flavor - ham or a smoked sausage like kielbasa or linguica would work

            Bell's seasoning (a poutry seasoning mix) - I think sage is a primary ingredient

            garlic, rosemary, thyme (OH look at that - all I am missing is the parsley for a song!)

            1. cumin & smoked paprika, maybe a little cayenne or chopped chipotle in adobo for heat...and a dash of acid [i'm thinking lime juice or red wine vinegar]. finish with chopped fresh cilantro.

              or tarragon, garlic, a little dijon mustard & white wine vinegar or lemon juice.