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Best Chicken and Dumplings, With a Little Inspiration from Mom

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Several weeks ago, I shared the recipe for the best chicken and dumplings I’ve ever made (https://crapsmanship.com/2017/01/05/my-best-chicken-and-dumplings/). The recipe is definitely a keeper!  But, in a nostalgic mood for my mother’s dumplings, I made a slight revision to the dumplings ingredients.  Mom made her dumplings with a healthy dose of cornmeal.  They were light, delicious, and had an interesting and agreeable texture. So the last time I made dumplings, I substituted cornmeal for part of the flour.  I didn’t quite hit on my mom’s version, but I think this represents a good attempt.  Bon appetit! Read the rest of this entry

My Best Chicken and Dumplings

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I love chicken and dumplings.  I adore it.  I crave it on a cold, wintry day.  I desire it even in the middle of a hot summer.  Chicken and dumplings makes me happy.  So when Dan the Man said that my latest version was the best I had ever made, I knew it was far from the crapsmanship I usually do. Read the rest of this entry