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Taste the State: Signature Foods of South Carolina and Their Stories

Taste the State

By Kevin Mitchell and David S. Shields

Published 2021

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  • 1 whole chicken (3 to 3½ pounds), washed, liver and gizzard reserved for another use, and neck bone, if present, along for the ride


Day one

Combine the chicken neck (if using), onions, carrot(s), celery, garlic, thyme, bay leaf, parsley stems, chicken stock, and water in a heavy, nonreactive 5- to 6-quart stockpot. Place the chicken breast side up in the pot and bring the liquid to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer gently until the chicken