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Pressed Chicken Recipe

1 Chicken, Cut Up
1 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
1 Bay Leaf
Cloves To Taste
1/2 ts Celery Seed
1 tb Gelatin Softened In:
2 tb Cold Water

Cut chicken in pieces. Cover with water. Add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4
teaspoon pepper. Cover. Simmer slowly until meat falls from bone.
Remove meat and bones from broth. Add 1 bay leaf, a few cloves, and
1/2 teaspoon celery seed to broth. Boil 10 minutes. Strain. Add 1
tablespoon gelatin, which has been softened in 2 tablespoons cold
water, to each pint of broth. Stir until dissolved. Separate bones
and meat. Shred meat. Combine meat and broth. Mix thoroughly. Pour
into mold. Cover chicken with a plate. Weight down. Chill until firm.

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