The Great Dumpling Debate
Posted May 1, 2008 7:26 a.m. EDT
It is a Southern staple: chicken and dumplings. Wait a minute! Did I say it right? Should it be chicken and pastry? What do you call it?
Amy Kunkle suggested this blog idea after a little debate with her husband. I have always said chicken and dumplings but I grew up in the western part of the state. It seems most folks downeast say chicken and pastry.
Several questions: what do you call this classic Southern dish?
What restaurant makes the best chicken and dumplings/pastry?
And what is the ultimate chicken and dumplings/pastry recipe? Do you think you can pry it away from Grandma long enough to write it down and post it here on the Carolina Conversations blog?