Cracker Barrel Homemade Chicken and Dumplings


Cracker Barrel Homemade Chicken and Dumplings – The old fashioned way!

Ingredients open

1 chicken, cut into pieces (during the holidays you can get a fresh hen)
2 quarts cold water (always put your raw chicken in cold water – you’ll get a much richer broth)
1 tablespoon salt
1 whole red or white onion
1 carrot
1 stalk celery
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 stick butter and 1 can evaporated milk
Dumplings
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening
5-7 tablespoons cold water

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