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chicken corn soup n, also attrib

chiefly PennsylvaniaSee Map

A soup made with chicken, corn and rivels (small pieces of egg and flour dumpling).

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  • 1964 Amer. Heritage Cookbook 425, Chicken Corn Soup was a favorite in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where it was often served on picnics during the summer. A 4-pound stewing chicken . . 10 ears fresh corn . . Rivels: 1 cup flour Pinch of salt 1 egg Milk.
  • 1965–70 DARE
    Qu. H36, Kinds of soup favored around here
    13 Infs, PA, Chicken corn soup; PA242, Chicken corn soup—corn, chicken and rivels (egg and flour drops like noodles);
    Qu. H45, Dishes made with meat, fish, or poultry
    Infs MD27, PA13, 22, 29, 150, Chicken corn soup;
    Qu. H50, Dishes made with beans, peas, or corn
    Infs MD27, PA18, 136, 150, 242, Chicken corn soup;
    Qu. FF1, . . A “social”
    Inf PA242, Chicken-corn-soup supper;
    Qu. FF16, . . Local contests or celebrations
    Inf PA7, Chicken-corn-soup supper.
chicken corn soup + var (Qq. H36, H45, H50, FF1,     FF16)