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Recipe nameDumplings
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Main ingredientflour
Number of servings6
OriginAurora's Great-grandma Lena
Cooking typeWestern
Time required1 hour
Difficulty **
Suggested wines
Ingredients2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
shortining (about the size of an egg)
chicken broth (pot full)
DirectionsWork the shortining, salt, baking powder and flour to a meal grain. Add enough cold water to make a stiff dough. Divide into 2 or 3 portions. Roll as thin as a pie crust and cut into squares.
Have the broth at a rolling boil. Drop about 12 dumplings in at a time, cover and boil slowly until cooked. (About 5 min). Continue to add dumplings 12 at a time in this manner until all the dough is added. Cook about 20 min. Stir as you add new dumplings from the bottom with a large spoon. Be careful not to break dumplings.
NotesOld southern recipie. Eat with hearty chicken meal and then go run around the block a dozen times.

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