My Grandmother's Stuffed Roast Chicken with Helzel Stuffing

My grandmother, Sophie Geneen, owned a kosher restaurant and hotel in Glasgow from 1930 until she died in 1961. She was the original chef in our family. Her food was known far and wide and the hotel was a home away from home for many Jews who travelled to the area. Her restaurant was the hangout during the war for American Jewish sailors who were stationed at Scapa Flow and she was an icon to them. My aunts married two of them. When she travelled to the United States in the late fifties she was in instant celebrity, lionized by people who remembered her generosity and strength of mind.

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