get monthly recipes, ideas and tips » Grandma Graces Hoover Chicken Posted on February 23, 2012 : Grandma Graces Hoover Chicken : One Pot Wonder 2012 Winner by Lavella P. 4 strips bacon 2 large leeks, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 3 Tbsp. flour 4 lb. FreeBird whole chicken 1 sm. cabbage, wedged 1 tsp. chopped thyme 1 tsp. chopped marjoram 1 tsp. chopped chervil 2 cups chicken broth salt and pepper to taste Fry bacon in a large heavy bottomed Dutch oven until crisp. Transfer to a clean plate, set aside, then crumble when cool. Add leeks and carrots to bacon drippings and cook until soft. Stir in flour and cook for 2 minutes, then add chicken, cabbage and bacon to pan. Sprinkle in herbs and pour in chicken broth. Bring to a boil, then turn down to simmer, cover and cook for 2 hours until chicken is fork tender. Carefully transfer chicken to a cutting board and remove bones. Return chicken to pan and serve. Preparation time: 10 minute(s) Cooking time: 2 hour(s) Number of servings (yield): 6 5 : ★★★★★ 1 review(s) We'll have results for you shortly!