Momoe's Cupboard

Growing up one of my favorite meals was City Chicken and different versions of it. Now you are thinking “what is City Chicken”? It is a regional dish made in the Great Lakes area. There has been a debate as to were it was actually created first, but we do know about when and why. It’s description first shows up in News Papers in the late 1920’s and it is made of small chunks of veal and pork skewered on a stick. The meat is browned and simmered to make a gravy. Chicken used to be very expensive if you lived in a City before they started raising chickens in the 1950’s in large volume coops. In the rural areas chickens were common and many people raised their own. Veal and pork were cheaper and available in butcher shops in the large towns and cities. So chunks of veal and…

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