1 hen (5 lbs.)
Piece fat bacon, chopped
1/2 can of tomatoes
Lima beans, corn, potatoes
1/2 stick butter
Salt and pepper
Cut up chicken, cover with 3 quarts water (or more), add bacon and cook until chicken is tender. When done, remove meat from bones.
Cook separately, 2 quarts lima beans, 1 quart corn, 4 medium potatoes (mash some potatoes to thicken stew).
Add together into chicken broth, chicken and vegetables, butter and salt and pepper to taste.
Sweet Potato Pie
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup to 1 cup boiling butter
1 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
(This makes 2 pies).
Add sugar to sweet potatoes. Add boiling butter. Add lightly beaten eggs, one at a time. Add milk and vanilla.
Pour into unbaked pie shells and bake until firm and brown. Oven should be about 375º.
Cooking time is about 30 minutes.
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