Cut up a pound of chicken and put it in a large pan with three
quarts of water, one large onion, one half pound of lean ham cut
into small pieces and simmer gently for two hours. Add three pints
of tomatoes, one pint of lima beans, four large Irish potatoes diced,
one pint of grated corn, one tablespoon of salt, one fourth teaspoon
pepper, a small pod of red pepper. Cover and simmer gently for
one more hour stirring frequently to prevent scorching. Add three
ounces of butter and serve hot.