We ate this a lot growing up and my favorite part was the dumplings. I wish I could still eat it! Maybe someday.
Mom's Chicken & Dumplings
If not on a diet or watching fat: Boil 2-3 lb young chicken.
If on a diet and/or watching fat: Boil 2-3 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts or tenders.
When done (about 10 minutes) take out and set aside.
Add 2 T butter to broth.
Mix together 3 C flour, 1 t salt, 1/2 t pepper & enough chicken broth (in the pot) to make a dough. Roll out the dough to desired thickness (I like 1/4") and cut into strips.
Add half the strips to the chicken broth, cover and cook 5 minutes.
Add the rest of the strips and cook uncovered for 15-20 minutes.
When 15-20 minutes is up, add chicken, 1/2 C milk & salt & pepper to taste.
Good with cornbread!