1 "fresh" fryer-cut up
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup flour
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
1 tsp paprika
1 cup Crisco
2 brown paper bags
1 large cast iron fry pan with cover
Soak chicken parts in buttermilk for 1 hour.
Mix flour and all seasonings in paper bag.
Drain and put in chicken parts, close bag and shake well,
till all pieces are coated with mix.
Heat Crisco in fry pan, put in chicken and cook over medium.
flame about 10 minutes till browned.
Turn chicken and brown on other side 10 minutes more.
Add 1/2 cup water and cover.
Cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
Remove lid, allow to crisp and carefully drop pieces into 2nd
brown paper bag to remove excess grease.
Serve with mashed potatoes and chicken gravy made with milk.