Chicken And Dumplings
|Baking hen||7 Pound (1 Bird, As Fat As You Can Get)|
|Evaporated milk||1 Can (10 oz) (Carnation Brand)|
|Carnation milk||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Water||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Black pepper||1 Tablespoon|
|Biscuit dough||1 Cup (16 tbs), leave out baking powder (1 Batch)|
Put whole hen in pot; cover once over with water.
Bring to a boil on high heat until hen is tender.
Cut heat and remove.
Cut chicken and skin.
Place chicken back in pot; add black pepper, salt and margarine.
Make up biscuit dough.
Roll out as thin as you can and cut into 1 1/2 inch strips that are 6 to 8-inches long; set aside.
Open can of milk and pour in stew pan; add equal part water.
Bring to a simmer on low heat.
Pour into pot with chicken and bring to boil.
Add dumplings, one at a time, so they don't stick together.
Taste test dumplings often until done.