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This recipe for OLD FASHIONED CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS, by , is from DEBRA PYLE LIRA'S COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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1 chicken whole or cut up
4 cups Chicken stock
2 onions
2 stalks celery'
3 tsp salt
1 egg
1/4 c milk
1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 c water
1/2 tsp black pepper

In a large pot place chicken and add chicken stock, onion, celery and 2 tsp salt, cook on medium heat for 1 hr 20 min or until tender. De bone

To make gravy broth combine water with remaining flour, stir into stock. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly to thicken.

Dumplings ( If large family make 2 batches )
In mixing bowl beat together the egg and milk. Add flour, remaining salt and baking powder. Mix well
Cut in butter until crumbly. Add 1 tbsp of parsley and mix . Drop by spoonfuls in broth and cook 10 min

Return chicken to dumplings and heat until warm




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